Re: Delphi dates and MaskEdit

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Posted by webmaster Guido on March 25, 19103 at 17:32:57:

In Reply to: extreme dates posted by Ste D on March 25, 19103 at 15:37:15:

: im using mask edit boxes to input dates into my database, as this is for my college Delphi project i need examples of validation is thier any way to stop people from inputing dates such as 99/99/9999 or dates that are way in the past or future e.g. 01/01/1720 or 01/01/2030


Only using a mask can't help you, I'm afraid.

You have to convert the contents of the edit boxes to dates, test if they are within a certain range, and if not, show the user an error message.

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