FWIW, In Australia, phone numbers are commonly formatted with brackets for
(03) 9876 5432
+61 (3) 9876 5432
+61 3 9876 5432
Also the usual array of +,-,.,etc
I'd include ()'s in your reg exp for sure.
on 07/04/02 1:47 PM, Jason Cribbins ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> Some people use period '.' in between fields...me for one. Its an old habit
> I have although I forget where I picked that up from. I am sure it was when
> I was working overseas...maybe Asia where I saw all phone numbers using .
> between fields.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gary" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 8:52 PM
> Subject: [PHP] Phone number validation
> : Hi All,
> : I tried to cut a corner and use an alphabetic validation I am using
> : elsewhere
> : $stuff = "/^[a-zA-Z]+$/";
> : if(preg_match($stuff, $value))
> : looks like I forgot about +( )- being in phone number. What is the
> : easiest way to allow these 4 characters? Are there any other characters
> : that people use?
> : TIA
> : Gary
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