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Format SSN Input Box

Format SSN Input Box

Format SSN Input Box

I have an input box I would like to format. If the user enters as all numbers it shoud format as xxx-xx-xxxx. If a user enters as xxx-xx-xxxx then the formating should remain. I have the following code:

Code for the input box:

CODE --> javascript

+ '<td class="plaintablecell" nowrap><span id="ficaspan"><input class="inputbox" type="text" name="ficanbr" size="11" maxlength="11" onChange="javascript:this.value=parent.fixSSN(this.value)" onfocus="this.select()"' 

Code for the fixSSN function:

CODE --> javascript

function fixSSN(str)
	var str = new String(str); 
	str = str.replace(/[A-Za-z$-()\.]/g, '');
	str = str.replace(/[^0-9]/g, ''); 	
	str = str.replace( /[^\d]/g, '' );
	str = str.replace(/(\d{3})(\d{2})(\d{4})/, '$1-$2-$3');
	return str;

This used to work but now returns, "Error: Object doesn't support property or method 'fixSSN'"

Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

(currently using Crystal Reports XI with Lawson 9.01)

RE: Format SSN Input Box

Has the fixSSN function been attached to the parent element as a method of the object?



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RE: Format SSN Input Box


The first line of code I posted has this: onChange="javascript:this.value=parent.fixSSN(this.value)"

Is this what you are referring to? Like I said, this used to work but now it doesn't. We did go through an upgrade of the application this fixSSN function was placed into. Not sure if the javascript needs tweaking or if it is something else.


(currently using Crystal Reports XI with Lawson 9.01)

RE: Format SSN Input Box

delete the 'parent.'

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