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Default Creating an Input Mask in a text box in VB.NET

How do you create an input mask for a text box in VB.NET?

I need to know how to only allow letters with spaces for some boxes; and I need to know how to only allow numbers for other boxes.

Could someone please point me in the right direction.


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You can't mask the input, but you can validate it. Look at System.Web.UI.WebControls.RegularExpressionValidat or

You can plug in a regular expression to specify what characters are allowed and when the form tries to submit, it will validate against that.

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