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I'm not sure regarding the code your using but I think if you'll have a small guidelines tooltip that will state that says not to use special characters in the first and last name that will be a nice UX , though i dont know what the application your using .. and not sure how you will apply it there ..(this forum has a tooltip like that for the password type ...
Yes you should! Your suggestion about having a validation rule would be a very bad idea. Did you know, the world's most common last name is 王? Here is a classic article that you need to read: http://www.kalzumeus.com/2010/06/17/falsehoods-programmers-believe-about-names/ All of these assumptions are wrong: (...) People’s names are written in ...
If space isn't an issue, then use a vertical list with word and actual cues. You can use Numbers (0-9), Letters (A-Z and a-z), Underscores (_), Hyphens (-), and Periods (.) In any case, explain the valid characters before the user enters data, not after submission or upon typing.
A general rule of thumb for any data: If you can't use it, don't store it. Since you already mentioned you are not allowed to use it anymore, and all current data has been transformed, don't ask for it. Who would benefit from you allowing a user to enter a number you can't use? The first time the customer wants to issue a transaction based on the number, ...
I would suggest rolling out with supporting both styles until all Belgian banks have been converted to the new ones. Unless the bank are being forced to switch, they might take their sweet time to do so, which will block some users from using your product. Do you have available user demographics of how many people are still using the old style number over ...
What about providing a seperate conversion tool to support anyone else that is stuck with old data? You could detect if someone is trying to enter it using the old format, and then provide a helpful link to the conversion tool (web based).
Depending on the request of your client. I believe you can also incorporate those items into one single question. Such as: Is anyone is your household working in A, B or C? Yes/No.
On mobile screens the size of your canvas is limited. For aesthetic and practical value most input fields span the entire width of the screen save for some margin left and right of the input field. This leaves no room for the checkmark icon being on the outside of the input field. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups ...
Luke Wroblewski and Etre did some research into inline form validation and tested a range of different approaches with 22 average users. With regard to positioning the validation inside the field versus outside, they didn't find any substantial benefit to the former and noted that validation cannot be positioned inside all fields anyway so it would be ...
You could add a "None of the above" option, then make the question required. You might then rephrase the question to "Which of the following areas are you or a member of your household employed?" Healthcare Manufacturing etc... None of the Above
Since there is no available way to force your users to tell the truth and all the truth, you cannot go further than validating in some way or the other that at leat one of the suggested options is ticked. Depending on your choices and the technology and scripts you use, you can enforce a data validation and display an ex-ante or ex-post notice : ex-ante ...
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