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    Input Mask (Access 2000)

    This is a very basic question concerning an input mask for URL's. I want a mask that will adjust for the length of the users address as entered. I have tried to create a mask using variations of
    !aaaaaaaaaa@aaaaaaaaaa.LLL
    but there is white space if all the characters are not entered and if the address is too long the characters carry over. Is there a way to compensate for varying address lengths? Sorry if this question is lame.

    Thanks in advance for any and all assistance.

    Brent

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    Re: Input Mask (Access 2000)

    By their nature, input masks are static. You can use code to switch the input mask around or completely remove it, but you can't do it while someone is trying to enter data, and you don't know how long the address will be until they have entered it. I'd say you're trying to do something that can't be done.
    Charlotte

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    Re: Input Mask (Access 2000)

    The only way to handle this would be to divide the URL into 3 fields. You could then concatenate the 3 parts together. For example:

    1st part = "Mark"
    2nd part = "Liquorman"
    3rd part = "net"

    Which you put together to get: Mark@Liquorman.net
    Mark Liquorman
    See my website for Tips & Downloads and for my Liquorman Utilities.

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