So far I manage to make a validation that makes the column only accept numbers:


But I want users to be able to type ";" inside as column value so only numbers and semicolon allowed.

Anyone have any idea how I can manage that?

  • I don't think you can do this using OOTB column validation. Can you use javascript or .NET? – Erin L Mar 21 '16 at 15:15
  • @ErinL It does work will post the answer. – Rohander Mar 21 '16 at 15:31

Basicly FIND() will look for characters in the column and ISNUMBER() will be determine of FINDS true/false.

  • Column will accepts both numbers and ";".
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  • This will also accept "a;3" – Erin L Mar 21 '16 at 16:51
  • If there is only one semi-column allowed, do a replace of the semi-colon with an empty string first then check for number..for multiple '; you have to nest some replaces. – Danny '365CSI' Engelman Mar 21 '16 at 19:56
  • @ErinL thats true :( – Rohander Mar 21 '16 at 23:21
  • @DannyEngelman Sadly it can exist unlimited of semi-column. If you know any good solution I would appreciate an answer to the question :) – Rohander Mar 21 '16 at 23:23
  • This can be done with javascript, or with third-party tools. If you can use javascript, let me know. I'll help get you started. – Erin L Mar 22 '16 at 13:06

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