Fail-safe rich-text validation using LotusScript
You may already be aware
of various tricks and code to run mandatory checks for rich-text items. Unfortunately, none of these methods are foolproof, and most fail for one reason or another. For example, a check might fail due to pasted images or when a Lotus Notes user enters a new line character.
The following LotusScript code addresses similar limitations and can be used as a no-fail method for rich-text validations. The following items are assumed to be valid input for the rich-text fields. You can modify the LotusScript code according to your set of valid inputs.
- Non-white-space characters
- Pasted images
- OLE objects
(Click on code for enlarged view and script download.)
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This was first published in May 2008
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