Edit control with PERL's RegExp masking - Programmers Heaven

Howdy, Stranger!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!


Welcome to the new platform of Programmer's Heaven! We apologize for the inconvenience caused, if you visited us from a broken link of the previous version. The main reason to move to a new platform is to provide more effective and collaborative experience to you all. Please feel free to experience the new platform and use its exciting features. Contact us for any issue that you need to get clarified. We are more than happy to help you.

Edit control with PERL's RegExp masking

netgertnetgert Posts: 331Member
I'm in puzzle with this. I need to make a masked edit control whose mask is a Regular Expression. The control either suggest following valid input (as selected text) [nonstrict mode] or forces input (by not allowing to modify or delete that part of text) [strict mode]. For now, ignore the (non)?strict part :p
I've googled for long, but only came up with TCustomEdit descendants that show if given r.e. matches current text - which is not what I want. Also, they have r.e. parsers with source, but they perform "black box" matching, that is: they will return a boolean if the r.e. matches the string atleast once. What I need is some extra information: if an error occurs, what was expected? etc.

I welcome any help with this case (suggest a better r.e. library etc)


Sign In or Register to comment.