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From Mathias Röllig <>
Subject Re: decimal point
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:03:47 GMT

ORW wrote:
> On 27.03.2014 11:25, jamki wrote:
>> Why can not use "," and "." as a decimal point like in excel and
>> other programs or make it available to configure independently of
>> national settings in windows?.
> By default the decimal point separator used in all OpenOffice
> applications (Writer, Calc, Impress, ...) depends on the locale setting.
> Please have a look at Menu Tools - Options - Languages Settings -
> Languages. Here you found the locale set for OpenOffice. There is also
> the 'Decimal separator key' option.

As described it changes only the behaviour of the 'Decimal separator 
key'. But the decimal separator itself can only be changed by changing 
the 'Locale Setting' at the same place.

Kind regards mr

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