Intended behavior of automatic decimal point (bug 120940)
Frank H. Ellenberger
frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com
Sat Aug 5 10:20:24 EDT 2017
[Bug 120940] "automatic decimal point & calculations fail" closed.
Thanks for your input!
Am 30.07.2017 um 09:04 schrieb David T.:
> According to Wikipedia, there is no single format predominant. The green areas in the picture below use commas, while the blue use a period. If the picture doesn’t make it through, Europe, West Africa and South America predominantly use commas, whereas The US, UK, East/Southern Africa, India, China and Australia use the period.
> Your markup and changes are fine, although I think “decimal sign” would be simpler as just “decimal,” leaving “decimal separator” in the second spot.
> Finally, can I assume that this function correctly inserts a comma when the locale recommends it, or is it always a period?
>> On Jul 30, 2017, at 3:51 AM, Frank H. Ellenberger <frank.h.ellenberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Am 29.07.2017 um 13:13 schrieb David T.:
>>> How about:
>>> Note: When a calculation is entered in the Amount field, the decimal is added to every operand that omits a decimal.
>> <para>When a calculation is entered in the
>> <guilabel>Amount</guilabel> field, the decimal sign is inserted into
>> <emphasis>every</emphasis> operand that omits a decimal separator.
>> might be more precise.
>> BTW: are all english speaking regions using the point as decimal separator?
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