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By djnorich, Junior Member on 28th March 2014, 08:15 AM
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hi, i want to ask
is it possible to remove separator (minus '-' sign) in the z1's phonebook ?

i use to copy-paste numbers from phonebook to text message, but i need that numbers without separator. Of course i can edit it in text message, but if i copy paste a lot of contacts i will need alot of time to delete those separator sign.

maybe you suggest to sent the vcl files, but all i need is sent it via text message. since i need to add some text to it.
Thanks

by the way are there application that add the menu 'insert number' just like old nokia phone, because i think copy paste from phonebook is so unefficient
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28th March 2014, 08:19 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by djnorich

hi, i want to ask
is it possible to remove separator (minus '-' sign) in the z1's phonebook ?

i use to copy-paste numbers from phonebook to text message, but i need that numbers without separator. Of course i can edit it in text message, but if i copy paste a lot of contacts i will need alot of time to delete those separator sign.

maybe you suggest to sent the vcl files, but all i need is sent it via text message. since i need to add some text to it.
Thanks

by the way are there application that add the menu 'insert number' just like old nokia phone, because i think copy paste from phonebook is so unefficient

Hmm... Not really the easy solution you're looking for, but you could try to reformat all your contacts to remove the -'s. I've done this before by using contacts.Google.com to export my contacts to a csv, open in excel, make mass edits excel, delete the contacts from Google then upload the new csv to Google contacts to repopulate them. Isn't the most elegant solution though...

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28th March 2014, 02:48 PM |#3  
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..btw ..even if there is a - between numbers the phone will dial them correctly and you will not have any problems. I think it just a matter of how they look.
28th March 2014, 03:08 PM |#4  
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@eclyptos : its not for dial, consider i sent text to kind of bot/machine. So i need specific format which is no separator

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