Intended behavior of automatic decimal point (bug 120940)

Frank H. Ellenberger frank.h.ellenberger at
Fri Jul 28 15:43:47 EDT 2017

Hi all,

Am 28.07.2017 um 14:28 schrieb Christoph R:
>> I agree that the only sane way to have auto-decimal is to disable it if the input is a formula. The other sane approach is to remove it completely.
> I cast my vote again: I never found the current behaviour buggy. I actually think it is pretty consistent: Any number without a point is shifted. Anything with a point is normal. Easy to understand for me.
> And I would hate to loose the auto-decimal functionality. It saves me a ton of typing.
> Cheers,
> Christoph

... like the addition machines, the accountants used in my childhood.

Perhaps one of you could attach an improvement of the documentation to
the bug, to make it clear.


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