Excel always interpret the "." of my keyboard as ",". My regional setting are correct ("," is the decimal separator) and my keyboard layout is correct (FR-BE). I don't find how to change the behavior, specific to Excel (and Powerpoint) only. All the other
applications use the actual keyboard key (".") but Excel uses instead the decimal separator from the regional setting. In my case, the sign on the numerical part of my keyboard is a dot, not a comma, so it's NOT a decimal separator. How to change that behavior
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What is the operating system? Which version of Excel is installed on the computer?
You may try following these steps:
Excel 2000 – 2003: Tools Menu - Options - International Tab - Separators > check ‘Use System Separators’ > then click ok.
Excel 2007: Office button > Excel options > Advanced > Editing options >check the ‘Use System separators’ > click ok.
Click on Start > Control Panel > Clock, Language and Region (Regional and languages) > Change the date, time, or number format > Click on Additional settings button. This would display the Customize Format window where the Decimal Separator is defined.
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