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Reg: Starts with vowel sound



What is the meaning of Starts with vowel sound checkbox, while creating a new custom object. Can any one explain with examples.





From the help,

Starts with a vowel sound - If it is appropriate for your organization’s default language, check if your label should be preceded by "an" instead of "a."


This setting will vary in different languages.


In English, for example, we say "a car" or "an automobile." This is the meaning of "Starts with vowel sound". When the language is set to English, asks you about the vowel setting so that some phrases in the system will make sense.


In Spanish, words are masculine or feminine, so will ask you for the gender of the word. For example, you would say "la silla" (the chair; feminine) or "el libro" (the book; masculine). When the language is set to Spanish, there will not be an option for "starts with vowel sound", as will instead ask you for the gender of the word.


All of this framework is in place so that various phrases do not sound weird when read by native users of that language. Notably, the Reports tab uses this pretty heavily, as does the tab of each object created. 

Punnam SahithiPunnam Sahithi
Good description.but one thing when we check that field where we can find the difference.??

As per above explainations i could understand that we use this to differentiate vowel and non vowel objects,but why we need to differentiate it.Should we use this in any salesforce operations.