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Chapter 6. Keeping Your Information Accu... > Using Input Masks to Restrict Data

Using Input Masks to Restrict Data

When you use masks in tables or forms, people entering information can see at a glance the format in which they should make entries and how long they should be. You can use the InputMask property to control how data is entered in text, number, date/time, and currency fields. This property has three sections, separated by semicolons, like the mask for a telephone number, shown here:


!\(000”) “000\-0000;1;#


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