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Formatting Phone Number i.e (###)-###-###

Hello guys,

I hope everyone is doing great !

This is Raj, Here I am working on App and I have a requirement to format the Phone number in such a way that (###)-###-####.

Will , Any one please help me in that . 

Thank you in advance,


Post Prodigy
Post Prodigy

Hi all!

I didn't like the complexity or functionality of any of the solutions I have found for this, so I wrote my own as follows. To start with I have hardcoded the output of a "Get My O365 Profile" request into a collection. I removed the O365 profile connector from my canvas apps and flow because I found it to be massively lagging the app launches, thus the hard-coded O365 profile JSON collected into the table which I'll be working with in the following code:


This gives us a ###-###-#### format, but of course you could easily get other formats like:

Concat(FirstN(Split(First(colO365Profile.mobilePhone).mobilePhone,""),3),ThisRecord.Result)&") "&

to get (###) ###-#### format.

The other solution I saw were here and here.

I was unable to get phone number input masking working for the default value of a text input field, which I'm prepopulating with calculated values from other fields and from that hard-coded O365 profile collection. It seems that input masking only works for labels and other non-editable fields, as I think I've seen others mention as well.

The above method is simple, quick, and easy code that's not difficult to parse. I couldn't parse the more complicated solutions at a glance, so that's a no-go for me, especially when an easier solution for my use case is so easily doable.

Hope it's helpful!

Helper II
Helper II

Hello Team ,

I tried with above code if you try enter on 9 digit the value is resetting


If I typed the above number the values are resting to 




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