[fpc-devel] Regionalisation (Was ThousandSeparator)

Ralf Quint freedos.la at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 20:06:08 CET 2014

On 11/27/2014 9:09 AM, peter green wrote:
> Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
>> But back to the original problem: I managed to create another user, 
>> whose number format settings match the expections of the Ez-Builder, 
>> while using my German keyboard. For Linux users this may sound like 
>> an easy job, but adding and configuring users in Win8 turned out as 
>> kind of a nightmare :-(
>> Win8 requires an eMail address for every new user, but entering a 
>> fake address only allows to create the account, without any chance to 
>> log in subsequently. Probably the requested password has to be 
>> established by mail, at least I found no way to disable or specify or 
>> reset the password for the new account.
> From what i've heard there is a way to create a local only user in 
> win8 but it's fairly hidden.
Yes, you can run Windows 8(.1) with a local user only

(typing this on a Windows 8.1/64bit laptop with a local user account (only))

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