Should Copy Paste be allowed in Confirm e-mail address field? What if we type in incorrect email address. And we are copy pasting the same? And this email id is not used for any sign up process and is used as a part of filing any insurance claim. It can cause issues if mails are not delivered. Personally i don't like to have copy paste feature in Confirm email address field. But i would like to know the common practice. Should it be allowed or not?
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closed as off-topic by user246, Kate Paulk, Lyndon Vrooman, testerab♦ Aug 19 '14 at 15:32
Is this mentioned in your application's requirements?
Personally, I think forcing the user to enter the same information twice is foolish. IMHO, it's far better to have a 2-stage confirmation where the user must respond to an email before registration/confirmation is complete. If the user entered an incorrect email, the 2nd stage will fail and the user will know about it.
But if your requirements are such that a "confirm email" field is required, I think it makes sense to disable the ability to paste into that field. That's an individual preference - the standards in your shop may differ.
Personaly I think if a user circumvents a quality feature and therefore the application don't work as required, it's in his responsibility. But my opinion doesn't matter.
The question is offtopic (here), since it's about requirements. If you are to give feedback, ask exactly this question to the requirements engineer. If he doesn't know he'll have to ask the stakeholders.
It doesn't matter what our opinion is. Your feedback in this case can be to ask the right question, not neccessarily to make a suggestion.