Re: Gnumeric ignores locale for dates

On Mon, 18 Jun 2007, Jean Bréfort wrote:

Le lundi 18 juin 2007 à 17:07 +0200, Gerrit Holl a écrit :

yesterday I installed Kubuntu after having used Fedora Core 4 for
years. I configured a Dutch locale, but when I enter a date in a
spreadsheet, it is interpreted as American rather than European:
"12/6" is converted to "2007-12-06". Previously, it was converted to
"2007-06-12" like I want to. How can I fix this? My locale is

You are not the first to report a locale problem when running gnmeric in
the KDE desktop. Please, verify the locale passed to gnumeric with the
getenv sheet function:

If anyone gets to the bottom of this I'd be interested to hear 
what's going on.  I've had users of my program, gretl, complain 
that they're not getting the locale decimal point under Kubuntu
(where that's ',').  

Allin Cottrell
Department of Economics
Wake Forest University, NC

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