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PasswordChecker ( Password ; UpperCaseLetters ; LowerCaseLetters ; Numbers ; SpecialCharacters ; MinLength )

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Martin D. Brunner, none

Check if a given password complies with the rules you set

Sample Input:
PasswordChecker ( "Guggus+,1" ; 1 ; 1 ; 1 ; 1 ; 8 )

PasswordChecker ( "Gug+,1" ; 1 ; 1 ; 1 ; 1 ; 8 )
Sample Output:


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PasswordChecker ( Password ; UpperCaseLetters ; LowerCaseLetters ; Numbers ; SpecialCharacters ; MinLength )

This function checks if a given password complies with the rules you set for passwords to be used in your solution.

Password Text Password you want to check
UpperCaseLetters Number How many Upper Case Letters are required in the password?
LowerCaseLetters Number How many Lower Case Letters are reuqired in the password?
Numbers Number How many Numbers are required in the Password?
SpecialCharacters Number How many Special Characters are required in the password?
MinLength Number How long must the password be in minimum

The result given back is a boolean: 1: comply, 0: doesn't comply

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Your SpecialCheck has a wrong reference:

≥ Numbers ; 1 ; 0 ) should be ≥ SpecialCharacters ; 1 ; 0 )

Jeep Watson, Baltimore
March 13, 2015 9:32am

Correct - sorry, my bad and thanks for letting me know!

Martin, Zürich
March 13, 2015 9:35am

We did have a problem that was resolved by adding GetAsNumber () around MinLength when passing variables to the parameters. To be safe we added this to all the parameters within the Let and it has worked well since.

Andy Hibbs, Norfolk, UK
January 07, 2016 7:59am

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