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Thread: Validation for SpecialCharacter

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    Default Validation for SpecialCharacter

    if (firstName.equals("")) {
    errors.put("firstName", "Please enter your first name");
    firstName = "";
    allOk = false;
    } else {
    String expression1 = "^[!,@,#,$,%,^,&,*,(,)]+$";
    CharSequence inputStr1 = firstName;
    Pattern pattern1 = Pattern.compile(expression1);
    Matcher matcher1 = pattern1.matcher(inputStr1);

    if (matcher1.matches()) {
    allOk = true;
    } else {

    "FirstName Should be Special Character");
    firstName = "";
    allOk = false;

    How To Validate the Special Character?

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    Default Re: Validation for SpecialCharacter

    Perhaps elaborate more on your requirements...maybe taking the following suggestions in mind:
    How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
    I don't know what you want to 'validate'...what special characters? Do you want - or not want them?

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