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Canadian Postal Code formatting

Thread began 8/01/2014 6:13 pm by bjgarner241692 | Last modified 10/20/2014 10:20 am by bjgarner241692 | 931 views | 4 replies

CraigRBeta Tester

One way you could do this is pass the text from your form input through a function, and store the resulting string in your database.


function formatpostcode($postcode) {
$removable = array("-", " "); /*any characters which may be in your postcode, other than the digits, which you need to remove*/
$p = str_replace($removable,"",$postcode);/*remove characters*/
$p = chunk_split($p,3," ");/*Insert space after every 3rd element*/
rtrim($p, " ");/*remove trailing space*/
return $p;

Assuming your input text from your form is from a field called 'Postcode'

In the WA DataAssist Insert server behavior, change the text which reads




which should apply the text formatting to your input string, before it is stored in the database

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