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Redmine: Adding a Custom Field Using a Regular Expression for a Phone Number

In a recent Redmine installation I set up a customer support area where techs could log calls relating to customers. Redmine is not really set up for customer support however with the use if Custom Fields you can make it work depending on what your needs are. One thing that is cool about Redmine Custom Fields is the fact that you can use Regular Expressions to dictate the data input into those fields.

Below I describe adding a custom field to a project that requires a 10 digit number to be input.