2.6 Telephone Formatting
Tradepoint strives to ensure that phone numbers are
entered in a consistent way. The reason for this is so that you can search on
phone numbers. If you don't enter phone numbers the same way all of the time, it
would become impossible to search on them.
As a result,Tradepoint does it's
best to convert whatever you type to the same format. We have chosen the
international standard for phone numbers which is +Country Code (Area Code) City
Code-Number. The length of each section is completely variable so it will
accommodate phone numbers from around the world. If you receive an error make
sure that the format is correct.
You may also enter phone numbers
without the + sign and with or without the Country Code as needed.
As a result the following are all
+555 (555) 555-5555
+05 (55555) 55-55555
+ (55) 5555-55
(55) 5555-55 (this will have the +
automatically added for you).
+555-555-555-5555 (this will be
And for North American standard formats you
may also enter just the digits of the phone number like so:
1234567890 and the phone number will
automatically be formatted as well.
To undo the phone number formatting for
open data entry of phone numbers click the option for open data entry for phon
numbers under company settings.