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Re: [PHP] Regex for telephone numbers

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At 07:27 PM 12/29/2010, Josh Kehn wrote:


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....
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> 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.

Regards,

-Josh
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Sent from my iPod
Josh -

I used use \d{3}-\d{3}-\d{4}.

It works beautifully!!

FYI [to all the list] -- I thank all for their input. I only needed US phones, and I am forcing the user of the form to conform to xxx-xxx-xxxx as the input format.

Ethan
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