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reguar expressions 3 years 6 months ago #58562

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Hello,
I use version 1.90. I got a question (let's call it "Code") which has to fit a regular expression. If it fits the participant is forwarded to next questions.
Now I want to resolve the following problem: If the term "Code" does not fit the regular expression I want to show a question like "false Code, please try again" or something like this. I only want this message to be shown if the answer to "Code" was invalid... But I am not able no negate a regular expression (It seems to be impossible as I learned during my search, you cannot negate a regular expression at all). So what could I do? I need an if condition which refers to "Code", because else the message appears for valid answers to "Code" too... What to do if jump branching is not possible? How cpuld I express: if not "Code"=regular expression, then show message?
Thanks a lot for every help!!!
Greeting,
Lisa
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Re: reguar expressions 3 years 6 months ago #58617

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You could use JavaScript to validate the input against the regex and then populate a hidden question accordingly (pass or fail). Subsequent questions could be shown with conditions with conditions based on the hidden question.

Are all questions on the same page or separate pages?
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Tony Partner

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