Hey for some reason when i use this(pattern=”[A-Za-z]”) in my input field nothing will be accepted?
When I enter “Ruben” in this field it just says “make sure the format complies with the requested format”?
Thank you for your help
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The pattern matches exactly one character. Add a + quantifier after the character class to make it match one or more of those characters.
The reason is that
[A-Za-z] matches single character,
Ruben is 5 hars long.
You should use
[A-Za-z]+ for pattern instead, which will accept one or more of letters.
You could also use anchors
^[A-Za-z]+$ to make sure input consists of only letters.
<form> <div> <label for="uname">enter test string </label> <input type="text" id="uname" name="name" required size="45" pattern="^[a-zA-Z]+$" title="enter test string"> <span class="validity"></span> <p>Input must be at least one letter and ocnsist of only letters.</p> </div> <div> <button>Submit</button> </div> </form>