"," to separate the decimal part
Tue, 05 Dec 2000 22:27:51 -0800
> It's been rumoured that email@example.com said:
> > It's been rumoured that Bruno Luciani Brawnius Tecnologia y Servicios sa
> > >
> > > I am using gnucash to administer my personal financial but I have a
> > > problem
> > > with the decimal part of cuantities, when I use "." the cuantities was
> > > madified to anhoter cuantitie.
> > > In example I charge $93.45 and the program changes to $ 93.045 , which
> > > is the problem ?
> > > If i try to use the "," to separate the decimal part its write $ 93
> > Anyone out there know how to answer this?
> > Sounds like a localization problem: (which I assume is LANG=AR)
> > Its trying to use the . as the thousands separator, and the , as the
> > decimal seperator. (which is the opposite of the US convention).
> > That is,
> > 93.045 = 93000 + 45
> > 93045,33 = 93045 + 33/100
> > If this is the case, then "93.45" is not a well-defined quantity.
This is definitely localization, and GnuCash is using '.' for thousands
and ',' for a decimal point. Is that the wrong setting for your locale?