All the numbers in a Calc file have switched from komma to dot. This happenend litterally overnight, without any action of me. So all the 2,5 are all 2.5 now. For new numbers I put in, all the automatic formula only recognise dot-numbers as numbers. How can I fix this ?
If I do search and replace, this doesn't work, because the 2,5-numbers do not get recognised as so, and therefore the formula don't work.
Are you using "English function names" from Options->Calc->Formula?
Hi Hans! Please provide us with the version/configuration information copied from Help > About LibreOffice.
The dates also changed to numbers. When I ask to show them as dates, other dates in US notation appear, so all the dates are wrong. It seems to me that all of the numbers and dates switched from european to US.
Sounds to me like your settings have been reset somehow, maybe because your profile directory was tempered with or corrupted...
- We still need the details copied from Help > About LibreOffice.
- Could you please also tell us what locale settings you have in "Tools > Options > Language settings > Languages > Locale setting" ? Much of your formatting can depend of that, including the decimal separator key, just below. (By default synced to your locale setting.)
Same issue happens with all "," (comma) separator using languages, like Hungarian, German...
It should be fixed, as it happens frequently to type numbers first in a cell, then need to adjust it later with a simple "multiply" or "add" like: "4,5" to "=2*4,5" or "=B1*4,5". Or using complicated functions gathered from our older documents and we need to readjust the numbers every time when we need to modify it and the text in a cell could be 100+ char long, with constants in some random places with decimal separator!
Localized function names not only used for Copy-Paste but for easier handling and finding. English function names mostly better than some pretty brain-dead loalized function names what I would not find ever AND I do not want to learn all of them in any other laguage what I may facing with!
If you (QA) think that it is normal to use DOT instead of COMMA in eglish functions, think about the tousends of scientific users who SHOULD use localized numbers BUT they dealing with lot of abbreviations and names in almost only ENGLISH.
I guess the best would be to set a checkbox beside the "Use English Function Names" with option like "Use dot in functions for decumal separator" which maybe defaulted to ON but can be set by user.
And not the opposite! As under the Language Setting I have "decimal key = ," set, and even than, it is not handling the comma within fuctions just shows the comma in the results.
Sorry this was a not correct place for my previous comment.
The right place is: https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=151210
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