[fpc-devel]Format() trouble

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Wed Jun 20 10:35:56 CEST 2001

On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, Aleksey V. Vaneev wrote:

> Hello,
>   How can I avoid "standardised" Format()'s formatting under Win32?
>   For example, if I use '%8.4f' in format string, it outputs
>   '444,333' if my country is Russia, while DOS version outputs
>   '444.333' (I guess it doesn't have country-specific information).
>   Just wanted to know whether it is possible to "hardcode" some
>   aspects of formatting or not. Thanks.

It is. Set the 'DecimalSeparator' string to ','.
All this is explained in the documentation of the SysUtils unit.


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