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Intelligent Document Capture with Ephesoft - Second Edition by Jon Solove, Michael Muller, Ike Kavas, Pat Myers

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Validation rules

Sometimes, content needs to be checked for consistency before being saved. For example, it may be important to save all dates in the same format, even though they are provided in a variety of formats in the documents. Ephesoft accomplishes this with validation patterns that can be set on a field level. If the field's extracted value does not match the pattern, Ephesoft will force the operator to edit the field to conform. This ensures that values that have a pattern, such as dates and order numbers, are consistent prior to being exported.

A validation rule is simply a regular expression that the field must match. To create a validation rule, navigate to Validation Rules on the left-hand side of the batch class administration screen ...

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