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syntax:functions:isemail

IsEmail(email_addr)

Category: Web function


Description

This function determines if email_addr is a properly formatted email address, returning TRUE if so, or FALSE if not.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
email_addr Text A string representing an email address to be tested for proper formatting.

Return value type: Boolean (TRUE/FALSE).


Remarks

Returns TRUE if the argument is a properly formatted an email address. The function does not check if the email address can receive emails. It only verifies the email address format.

The function can be used for validating email addresses in datasets and parameters.


Examples

isemail('SamT@somewhere.com') = TRUE
isemail('MaryC@somewhere.somesite.com') = TRUE  //Subdomain acceptable
isemail('SvetaF@mydomaincom') = FALSE  //Missing the "." in the ".com" at the end
isemail('adminATthissite.org') = FALSE  //Missing the "@"


See also

syntax/functions/isemail.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/15 14:39 by craigt