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Two common alternatives: If you want to present international numbers using a common (same) format, then the United Nations ITU E.164 standard is a good way to do it. If you are willing to code a little, then presenting numbers in the user's locale format can be more readable. Google provides an excellent and wideley used/tested library -- ...


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Collect phone numbers as a single string Ultimately a phone number is just a string of letters and/or numbers so in general a single text input should be used when asking a user to enter their phone number. The application can then validate the user input and ask for clarification if needed. An example of interpreting a user entered phone number ...


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Agree regarding use of a style manual to be consistent with formal convention. You may also want to benchmark against any industry leader to check consistency with what consumers are used to seeing (popular convention). In some cases formal and popular conventions do not match. If this is the case and popular usage is inconsistent then congratulations, you ...


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The Chicago Manual of Style and AP have detailed information regarding this. In general if it is part of a paragraph and the intended reader is getting textual information then it ought to be spelled out (two as opposed to "2"). If the text is a list of accounting or technical information then numbers are appropriate. If it's something in between the two ...


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All I can say is look at some major websites. Like google, and how they display webresults. Or amazon how they display products. They have researched well, both of them.



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