Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 842111
Gnome calculator doesn't respect the locale settings for number formats
Last modified: 2013-08-01 06:19:22 EDT
I use Fedora with the following settings for the locales (Regions and Language):
The Gnome Calculator doesn't honor my format settings. For the decimal separator, the Gnome Calculator is still requiring the dot instead of a comma.
If i change the language to German, then Gnome Calculator is using the comma as decimal separator. But like all other applications, Gnome Calculator should honor the format locale instead of the language locale.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
* Fedora 17
* gcalctool 188.8.131.52
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open the Gnome-tool "Region and Languages"
2. Set Language=English, Formats=Austria, Layouts=German(Austria)
3. Open the Gnome Calcualtor
4. Try to enter a comma as decimal separator
You cannot enter a comma as decimal separater - you must use the dot.
The comma is accepted as decimal separator
Happens with Danish as well on:
I just noticed, that if i run gconftool via terminal, my number format settings will be honored by gconftool.
Additionally to my previous comment, the only way, when gcalctool is using the wrong number format, is starting gcalctool via the calculator key on my keyboard.
The other ways to start gcalctool (alt+f2, terminal, activity overview) will force gcalctool to use the right number formats.
Unfortunately, the calculator key is the most important way to start it :-(
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