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A MaskedTextfield for Vaadin http://vaadin.com/addon/maskedtextfield
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MaskedTextField for Vaadin

This component is listed on Vaadin Library

It is fully compatible with the OSGI architecture of Vaadin 7

Usage

Overview of currently available masks:

# - any digit
U - upper-case letter
L - lower-case letter
? - any letter
A - any number or character
* - anything
H - hex sign (0-9, a-f or A-F)
' - Escape character, used to escape any of the special formatting characters.
~ - +/- sign

Any character not matching one of the above mask character or if it escaped with the single quote character (') is considered to be a literal.

Some mask examples:

Phone Number: (###) ###-####
USPS Express Mail: EU#########'US
Date / time: ##/##/#### ##:##
State: UU
HTML Color: '#HHHHHH
An capitalized 6 letter word: ULLLLL

TODO

  • setValidChars(",. ")
  • Create an tab "try it" to allow the Demo App user to specify the mask and see the mask applied in real-time.
  • Deploy demo app somewhere

Known issues:

Roadmap

  • Support for left aligned input with 0 filling.
  • Currency and thousand separators

Changelog

  • 30th June 2011 (tag 0.1.2)
  • tab key press corrected
  • cursor is positioned in first position allowed when field is focused.
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