Validate email address in InfoPath 2010 in SharePoint 2010

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This InfoPath 2010 tutorial explains, how we can validate email address in InfoPath 2010 in SharePoint 2010.

Open you InfoPath 2010 form and you can add a textbox to the form which you want to validate as an email address. Follow the below steps:

– Select the control (textbox) in the InfoPath form.

– Then click on Add Rule -> Is not an E-mail address -> Show validation error as shown in the fig below:

Validate email address in InfoPath 2010
Validate email address in InfoPath 2010

– You can change the rule details also. You can change the Screen Tip message from the Rules window like below:

Validate email address in InfoPath 2010
Validate email address in InfoPath 2010

– If you want to show the validation message in a Dialog box rather than in Screen Tip then:

Click on Show more options in the Rules window like below:

Validate email address in InfoPath 2010
Validate email address in InfoPath 2010

Then give the dialog box message as well as choose Show Screen Tip and dialog box message radio button like below:

Validate email address in InfoPath 2010
Validate email address in InfoPath 2010

Now save and publish the InfoPath form and if you enter an invalid email address, then the validation message will appear like below:

Validate email address in InfoPath 2010
Validate email address in InfoPath 2010

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Hope this InfoPath 2010 SharePoint 2010 tutorial explains how can we validate email address in InfoPath 2010 in SharePoint 2010.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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