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2633685 - Email Notification Name Format


What are the name formats used for email notification tags for names such as SUBJECT_USER, RECIPIENT_NAME, CURRENT_OWNER, RECENTLY_APPROVED_BY?


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  • For locales, zh_CN, zh_TW, ja_JP , Name format is LAST NAME + FIRST NAME.
  • For all other locales, the Name format is FIRST NAME + MIDDLE NAME + LAST NAME.
  • Also note that, The tag [[SUBJECT_USER]], [[CURRENT_OWNER]] and [[RECENTLY_APPROVED_BY]] are populated by using the format pattern set for sender's locale.[[RECIPIENT_NAME]], it is using name format pattern set for recipient's local.



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