Rule 11204 - Leading Space in Name

Rule Type Rejection

Validated Data

This rule is used to validate the following data in a name record:


Names cannot begin with a space.

Effective Period

  • This validation rule is in effect for all school years.

Additional Notes


When this validation rule is triggered, the following message is returned:

Invalid {Name Descriptor} Name. {FieldListWithValues} cannot begin with a space.


{FieldListWithValues} = {FieldName} ({Value}) * [, {FieldName} ({Value})]

{FieldName} = “First Name” / “Middle Name” / “Last Name” / “Suffix”

{Name Descriptor} = “Original” / “Alias” / “Legal” / “Parent/Guardian”

Applies To

Change History

  • Release 1.x – Added/Updated