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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 | 615 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.

eg,

<?php
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

((isset($_POST["Postcode"]))?$_POST["Postcode"]:"")

to

((isset($_POST["Postcode"]))?formatpostcode($_POST["Postcode"]):"")

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

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