Skip to main content

IMPORTANT - Product End of Life Statement - IMPORTANT

Request RE, Survey, and Calendar 1.5 Support Ending December 31, 2020
Contact Kinetic Data Support with Questions
Kinetic Community

Updating Email Validation Pattern


When designing validation patterns it's often easier  to use the octal notation for special characters rather than using escape sequences. This makes the overall pattern a bit more readable.

The following pattern accepts both apostrophes and dashes

^(([\w_\.\055\047]+\@[\w\._\055]+\.[a-zA-Z]{2,4}\,[ ]*)?)+([\w_\.\055\047]+\@[\w\._\055]+\.[a-zA-Z]{2,4})[ ]*$