An alias is a recognized alternative name for an item of information in an address. For example, a street or a locality might have an official name and also an alias by which it is commonly recognized.
You can set the property at the element level and at the address level. The element-level AliasHandling property takes precedence over the address-level property.
To set the alias handling policy at the address level, find the property under
file. To set the policy at the element level, find the property under the associated element name under
You can configure the AliasHandling property to one of the following values:
Retains the alias for the address element.
Returns the address element name that the postal authority prefers. The name may be the official name or the alias, depending on the local usage.
Returns the official name of the address element. The default value is PostalAdmin.
When you validate addresses in certified mode, set the AliasHandling property to PreserveOfficial.