Engage's form creator can ensure responses follow a particular format, including phone number, date, time and e-mail address, using a validation setting.
After creating a text entry form question, re-open it to add a validation (also called pattern restriction). Select the checkbox next to "Pattern" and choose how you would like the response validated.
Your pattern options and their validation descriptions are listed below:
Enter a valid state abbreviation.
|Zip Code (US)||
Enter a valid zip code.
Enter a valid phone number in one of the following formats: (425) 555-0123, 425-555-0123, 425 555 0123, OR 1-425-555-0123.
Enter a valid email address.
Enter a date in the following format: 12/12/2001
Enter a positive number.
|Integer Range 1-150||
Enter a number from 1 - 150.
|Time of Day||
Enter a time between 12:00 and 11:59.
|Postal Code (Canada)||
Enter a valid Canada postal code.
Enter a valid URL.
Submitters who do not enter an answer in the correct format will be prompted with information about the required format.