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Telephone Mask

Telephone Mask

Telephone Mask

(OP)
Greetings,

This seems like it should be a simple thing to do but I'm not having any luck figuring it out. I have a fillable form that has a telephone field. I use the special format mask which works great unless the user has to enter an extension. I tried to create a special mask to allow this with no luck. Basically I need the user to enter the 10 digit number and have it formatted. If the user needs to enter an extension, they would enter X and either a 3 or 4 digit extension. The completed format would look like this: (###) ###-#### X ####. In most cases, the user need only to enter a 10 digit number but some of our offices have a main number with an extension. Any help is greatly appreciated.

RE: Telephone Mask

Is the problem that you are trying to put this all in one field? Extensions are optional data fragments that could be entered in a separate field.

RE: Telephone Mask

(OP)
Correct. The form designer would like this all to show up in one field but I think the easiest way would be to include a separate field for them to enter an extension.

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