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Re: [PHP] Regex for telephone numbers

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On Dec 29, 2010, at 7:12 PM, Ethan Rosenberg <ethros@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dear List -
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> Thank you for all your help in the past.
> 
> Here is another one....
> 
> I would like to have a regex  which would validate that a telephone number is in the format xxx-xxx-xxxx.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Ethan
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You can't, phone numbers are more complex then that. You could use \d{3}-\d{3}-\d{4} to match that basic pattern for all numbers though.

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