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Custom fields - Validation of entered values

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Level 8

11/24/23

Description - Any validation possibilites for entered values into custom fields would be great.

 

Why is this feature important to you - At the moment there is no possibility to validate any entered values into fields. We cannot validate, if e.g. a valid email address, or url was entered, also for date fields it is not possible to define, e.g. that the allowed choices have to be after a specific date,...

 

How would you like the feature to work - RegEx would be fine

 

Current Behaviour - no validation

35 Comments

It is high time we include field validation in Workfront we could restrict users from inputting certain type of data/numerals. It makes data governance easier if validations are in place.

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Per my stakeholders, it would be good to know what methods of validation will be allowed (specifically will it allow for pattern matching / Regex). If it's simply character limits / text / number / email address that may be a bit limiting.

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@Yvonne Miaoulis, I agree!


Oh yes please, give us some GREP-like pattern matching!


At bare minimum it should be Excel-like pattern matching (see dates and numbers).


Signed,

One of those people who actually uses GREP Styles in Adobe InDesign…

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I would like to include not just a character counter but also the ability to limit the characters in any given field. I hope this gets included.