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Edit Validate rule does not work for specific regular expression



When using the below expression to validate an email address, the Edit Validate rule does not work.


Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

Create an Edit Validate rule on a property. Verify the validation for the below expression.


Root Cause

An issue in the custom application code or rules.
The Edit Validate rule logic was configured incorrectly.


Perform the following local-change:

Configure the Edit Validate rule as below.

String regex = "^(([^<>()\\[\\]\\\\.,;:\\s@\"]+(\\.[^<>()\\[\\]\\\\.,;:\\s@\"]+)*)|(\".+\"))@((\\[[0-9]{1,3}\\.[0-9]{1,3}\\.[0-9]{1,3}\\.[0-9]{1,3}])|(([a-zA-Z\\-0-9]+\\.)+[a-zA-Z]{2,}))$";
String email = theValue ;
java.util.regex.Pattern p = java.util.regex.Pattern.compile(regex);
        java.util.regex.Matcher m = p.matcher(email); 
return m.matches();

Published October 8, 2020

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