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StringRegExp (no - mix)

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi,

is there someway to set a controls like combo or input accept only English and number characters
As I'm not planning to mess with CHCP With Lucida Console or other font support CMD's language codes

Maybe with $CBN_EDITCHANGE

So, what should I use to check if only A-z + numbers are to be accepted ? (with no other mix characters)

Thanks

Edited by Deye

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#2 ·  Posted

StringRegExp($input, '(?i)^[a-z\d]*$')

should do it, returning a boolean True if accepted.

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#3 ·  Posted

Thanks jchd,

I want to allow even these  -_  and any 1 space character after & between letter\s or digit\s

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

You could add the three new characters to jchd's exclusion list, and do a preliminary check for double+ spaces

$input="73 8249 572a sdf78 -_-"

If stringstripWS($input , 4) = $input Then
   $sOut = StringRegExp($input, '(?i)^[a-z\d\-\_\s]*$')
Else
   $sOut = 0
EndIf

msgbox(0, '' , $sOut)

 

Edited by iamtheky
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,-. .--. ________ .-. .-. ,---. ,-. .-. .-. .-.
|(| / /\ \ |\ /| |__ __||| | | || .-' | |/ / \ \_/ )/
(_) / /__\ \ |(\ / | )| | | `-' | | `-. | | / __ \ (_)
| | | __ | (_)\/ | (_) | | .-. | | .-' | | \ |__| ) (
| | | | |)| | \ / | | | | | |)| | `--. | |) \ | |
`-' |_| (_) | |\/| | `-' /( (_)/( __.' |((_)-' /(_|
'-' '-' (__) (__) (_) (__)

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#5 ·  Posted

This example only allows into the input control the following characters:-
 "a to z" upper and lower case;
 "0 to 9" numbers;
 One underscore "_", one minus sign, "-", or one space, " ", at a time, and, only after any letter\s or digit\s.
This will not allow an underscore, a minus sign, or a space at the beginning of the input string.  

Examples:-
"_Abc12" not allowed because underscore is not after a letter or digit;
"A-_bc 12" not allowed because underscore is not after a letter or digit;
"Abc__12" not allowed because there are two consecutive underscores;
"Abc-12 34_De_" allowed.

Note - If you give examples like this (what you want, and what you don't want), it would be easier to understand and help you.

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <WinApi.au3>
; Modified from https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/187551-custom-formating-text-in-inputbox-possible/?do=findComment&comment=1349344

GUIRegisterMsg($WM_COMMAND, _WM_COMMAND)

Global $sStr = _FormatedInput() ; Get formated data from input control.
MsgBox(0, "Returned Results", $sStr)


Func _FormatedInput()
    Local $Res
    Global $hFormatedInput = GUICreate("Example", 300, 150)
    Global $idInput = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 10, 10, 180, 25)
    GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 11)
    Local $idBut = GUICtrlCreateButton("Done", 200, 10, 80, 25)
    GUICtrlCreateLabel('Characters allowed:- ' & @CRLF & _
            '"a - z" upper and lower case;' & @CRLF & _
            '"0 - 9" numbers; and,' & @CRLF & _
            'One underscore "_", one minus sign, "-", or' & @CRLF & _
            'one space, " ", but only after any letter\s or digit\s.', 10, 40, 280, 100)
    GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 9)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hFormatedInput)

    While 1
        Switch (GUIGetMsg())
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $idBut
                $iReply = MsgBox(33, "Check Input", "Characters input:- " & @CRLF & @CRLF & _ ;  1 OK (1) and Cancel (2) + 32 Question-mark icon
                        GUICtrlRead($idInput) & @CRLF & @CRLF & _
                        'Press "OK" to accept input data, or;' & @CRLF & _
                        'Press "Cancel" to continue to enter input data.')
                If $iReply = 1 Then ; OK (1) Pressed
                    ExitLoop ; Accept lesser length input.
                Else
                    ControlFocus($hFormatedInput, "", $idInput) ; Return focus to input
                EndIf
        EndSwitch
    WEnd
    $Res = GUICtrlRead($idInput)
    GUIDelete($hFormatedInput)
    Return $Res
EndFunc   ;==>_FormatedInput

; Ref to: https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/180138-custom-input-mask/?do=findComment&comment=1293201
Func _WM_COMMAND($hWnd, $Msg, $wParam, $lParam) ;  abcde 1234 f
    If $hWnd = $hFormatedInput And _WinAPI_HiWord($wParam) = $EN_CHANGE And _WinAPI_LoWord($wParam) = $idInput Then
        Local $s = StringRegExpReplace(GUICtrlRead($idInput), "(?i)[^\w\-\h]", "") ; Remove all characters that ae not in square brackets.
        $s = StringRegExpReplace($s, "(?i)(\A|[a-z0-9][\-_\h])[\-_\h]+", "\1") ;  Allow only one space, " ", "-", or "_" character only after any letter\s or digit\s.
        GUICtrlSetData($idInput, $s)
    EndIf
    Return "GUI_RUNDEFMSG"
EndFunc   ;==>_WM_COMMAND

 

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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

Thanks Malkey,

with your additions , this is what I was wanting to get

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <WinApi.au3>
#include <String.au3>

GUIRegisterMsg($WM_COMMAND, _WM_COMMAND)

Global $sStr = _FormatedInput() ; Get formated data from input control.
MsgBox(0, "Returned Results", $sStr)

Func _FormatedInput()
    Local $Res
    Global $hFormatedInput = GUICreate("Example", 300, 150)
    Global $idInput = GUICtrlCreateInput("", 10, 10, 180, 25)
    GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 11)
    Local $idBut = GUICtrlCreateButton("Done", 200, 10, 80, 25)
    GUICtrlCreateLabel('Characters allowed:- ' & @CRLF & _
            '"a - z" upper and lower case;' & @CRLF & _
            '"0 - 9" numbers; and,' & @CRLF & _
            'One underscore "_", one minus sign, "-", or' & @CRLF & _
            'one space, " ", but only after any letter\s or digit\s.', 10, 40, 280, 100)
    GUICtrlSetFont(-1, 9)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hFormatedInput)

    While 1
        Switch (GUIGetMsg())
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $idBut
                $iReply = MsgBox(33, "Check Input", "Characters input:- " & @CRLF & @CRLF & _ ;  1 OK (1) and Cancel (2) + 32 Question-mark icon
                        GUICtrlRead($idInput) & @CRLF & @CRLF & _
                        'Press "OK" to accept input data, or;' & @CRLF & _
                        'Press "Cancel" to continue to enter input data.')
                If $iReply = 1 Then ; OK (1) Pressed
                    ExitLoop ; Accept lesser length input.
                Else
                    ControlFocus($hFormatedInput, "", $idInput) ; Return focus to input
                EndIf
        EndSwitch
    WEnd
    $Res = GUICtrlRead($idInput)
    GUIDelete($hFormatedInput)
    Return $Res
EndFunc   ;==>_FormatedInput

Func _AutoComplete()
    If StringLen(GUICtrlRead($idInput)) > 18 Then
        GUICtrlSetData($idInput, StringTrimRight(GUICtrlRead($idInput), 1))
        Return MsgBox(0, '', 'too long')
    EndIf
    Local $s = GUICtrlSetData($idInput, StringRegExpReplace(GUICtrlRead($idInput), "(?i)(\A|[\-_\h])[\-_\h]+", "\1"))
    $s = GUICtrlRead($idInput)
    If Not StringRegExp($s, '(?i)^[a-z\d\-\_\s]*$') Then
        GUICtrlSetData($idInput, StringTrimRight($s, 1))
        Return MsgBox(0, '', "Only English letters and numbers are allowed")
    EndIf
    GUICtrlSetData($idInput, _StringProper(StringReplace(GUICtrlRead($idInput), " ", "-")))
EndFunc   ;==>_AutoComplete

Func _WM_COMMAND($hWnd, $Msg, $wParam, $lParam) ;  abcde 1234 f
    If $hWnd = $hFormatedInput And _WinAPI_HiWord($wParam) = $EN_CHANGE And _WinAPI_LoWord($wParam) = $idInput Then _AutoComplete()
    Return "GUI_RUNDEFMSG"
EndFunc   ;==>_WM_COMMAND

 

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