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    "Field Phone Number must be Numeric" error when updating user

    • Product: Alma


    Trying to add new or edit user contact information gives error: "Field Phone Number must be Numeric".

    Current setup for "phone regex" may be: (((\s)*?\d(\s)*?-?)*(\d))?(\s)*


    One library applied the following syntax to resolve the email error, in:

    User Management Configuration Menu > Other Settings > phone_regex

    ^([0-9\(\)\/\+ \-]*)$

    And here is another suggestion, enabling long phone numbers (more than 9 digits):

    ^(\s)*[\d\+\(\)\- x]{4,}$

    Additional Information

    The syntax cam be tested at:




    • Article last edited: 31-MAY-2017