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Decimal separator comma (in German) is converted to a dot in IE



Decimal separator ',' (comma) converts to '.' (dot) in German localization.

Error Messages

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Steps to Reproduce

  1. Set the language as German (Germany) [de-DE]. In the Internet Explorer browser, navigate to Internet Setting > General > Language.
  2. Create a text Input field (Number) in a section.
  3. Run the case. In the Internet Explorer browser, the German Decimal separator ',' (comma) changes to a '.' (dot).

Root Cause

This is a browser limitation for Internet Explorer browser. Chrome and other browsers do not allow commas for type=Number. However, Internet Explorer browser allows commas.


Perform the following local-change:

Change the editable format in the Presentation tab of property configuration to Text instead of Number.

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Published March 9, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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