1010data offers support for data localization via currency and date formats, as well as
Localization is the process of adapting a product or content for specific locale, country,
region, or market. 1010data offers support for data that is specific to a particular place in the
world. 1010data clients operate with local data in areas as varied as Germany, China, and the
Note: While 1010data supports localized data, the web interface and documentation
are not currently available in other languages.
UTF-8 encoding for data displayed in most languages
UTF-8 is a data encoding standard with built-in support for most world languages, such as
Mandarin. 1010data's support for UTF-8 encoding enables localization support as follows:
- Textual data, including product descriptions, addresses, and metadata, can be loaded and
displayed in any language
- Data loaded using valid UTF-8 characters will be properly displayed in the 1010data web
- Data downloaded using available targets, such as Excel and delimited files, will display
correctly assuming an application with UTF-8 support is used to view the file
Support for most world currencies via display formats
1010data can display accurate formats for most world currencies. For a list of all supported
currency formats, see the Currency Unit
Codes topic in the 1010data User's Guide.
For an example of how to use the currency unit codes, see the example in the Display Formats
topic of the 1010data User's Guide.
Support for most date and numeric display formats
1010data also has many available options for displaying dates and other numeric forms of data.
Display format functionality provides considerable flexibility for displaying numeric data. For
instance, the number 1,234,567.89 can also be displayed as
1234567.89 using a nocommas display format. For a full list of available display
formats, see the Display Formats topic of the 1010data User's Guide.
In addition to display format specifiers, user preferences exist for dates and numeric
numbers. Showing dates and numbers in the European convention can be done by setting the