Title: validate your data
Name: Christian Caron
Date: 1/5/2004 1:20:48 PM
The best is to make sure there are no space in it. Just remove all the non-numeric characters (s/[^0-9]//g).
Title: character after 3rd and 6th digit
Name: Michael Ash
Date: 12/19/2003 4:28:09 PM
This will require the third and sixth digits, both or neither, be followed by a space.
Title: Try This
Name: Dean Dal Bozzo
Date: 12/18/2003 8:49:00 PM
RegEx seem intimating at first but, the more you do them the eaiser they get.