Localization Customization

The Localization Customization allows administrators to customize the way dates are shown in Plutora.

Localization Customization was renamed from Date Format Customization in December 2016.

Localization

No calculation is performed to localize data, so all data must be entered in a valid format. For example, if users type or paste a number containing a comma into a field, they will be asked to re-enter the number.

To choose Localization formats:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Localization.
  3. Manage Date Format:
    1. Click to select one of the following radio buttons:
      • MM/DD/YYYY: Month/Day/Year – USA date format.
      • DD/MM/YYYY: Day/Month/Year – UK, India, Latin America, Oceania date format.
      • YYYY/MM/DD: Year/Month/Day – ISO 8601 date format.
  4. Manage Currency Format:
    Only one currency can be set sitewide.

    1. Click to select one of the following buttons:
      • $0,000,000.00: US dollars, Australian dollars, NZ dollars and so on.
      • £0,000,000.00: UK pounds sterling.
      • €0,000,000.00: European Euros.
    2. Logic and examples behind the currency format:
      • User enters: 5000 → Upon pressing Enter or clicking outside of the text box change it to: $5,000.00
      • User enters: 5,000 → Upon pressing Enter or clicking outside of the text box change it to: $5,000.00
      • User enters: 5000.6 → Upon pressing Enter or clicking outside of the text box change it to: $5,000.60
      • User enters: 5000.6573 → Upon pressing Enter or clicking outside of the text box change it to: $5,000.66
  5. Manage Number Format:
    1. Click to select one of the following buttons:
      • 0000: No thousands divider.
      • 0,000: A comma as a thousands divider.
      • 0.000: A period as a thousands divider.
  6. Manage Decimal Format:
    1. Click to select one of the following buttons:
      • .: Periods as decimal place dividers.
      • ,: Commas as decimal place dividers.
    2. Select the number of decimal places.
    3. Logic and example:
      • Settings: Number Format: 0.000 and Decimal Format: comma and 2 decimal spaces.
      • Results: Upon pressing the Enter key on the keyboard or clicking outside of the text box, 5000 converts to 5.000,00.
    4. Click Submit.

 

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