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Configure the display of the local format

Configure the display of the local format

By default, an E.164 phone number field always displays phone numbers in an international format.

Figure 1. Phone e164 display international
North American phone number displaying in local format
Change the E.164 phone number to use the local format in certain circumstances by adding the following system property:
Property Description
glide.phone_number_e164.display_national
  • Type: string
  • Default value: false
  • Other possible values:
    • true or form: displays phone numbers in a local format on forms, but displays an international format on lists.
    • all: always displays phone numbers in a local format.
    • user: only displays phone numbers in a local format when the phone number matches the local setting of the current user.
    • false: does not display phone numbers in local format.
Select one of the possible values to determine how the system handles the E.164 phone number.
You can also add the following dictionary attribute to a specific field to override the system property:
Dictionary attribute Description
pn_display_national Overrides the glide.phone_number_e164.display_national property setting for how an E.164 phone number field displays phone numbers. Available values are identical to those described for the glide.phone_number_e164.display_national property.
  • Type: string
  • Default value: false
  • Example:pn_display_national=all

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