Whats the formula for RANGE email validation?

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  1. Steve
    Steve avatar
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    Dec 2008

    Posted 11 May 2018 Link to this post

    All the samples reference specific cells


    The need is to be able to define validation for columns in the sheet to enforce a template... the data isn't being manually created with the sheet.  I feel like most of the samples (all?) seem to be setup with creating the row\cell on init, and that's valid for like template\header\footer setup but not real-world data usage.

                    dataType: "custom",
                    from: "SEARCH(\"@\")",
                    allowNulls: true,
                    type: "warning",
                    messageTemplate: "Invalid email"
  2. Ianko
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    1948 posts

    Posted 15 May 2018 Link to this post

    Hello Steve,

    The SEARCH will not work for email validation. You can use NOT(ISERROR(FIND("@", A1)). Here you are a dojo example: https://dojo.telerik.com/ImuMuzur

    In ranges, only one cell is needed in the formula—the first one in the range. The same will be automatically iterated. You can also validate that by examining the outputed formula in Data -> Data validation.

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