How to express decimal numbers (e.g. 0.8, 9.876...)?
Is this correct?: zero point huit
Try zero virgule huit.. 0,8 is the French format.
Thank you, Mark
That cannot be right. Computers, excel files and all other mathematical notations require the decimal point to be a point, not a comma. Try putting a comma into a spreadhseet and see what happens.
I have never tried a French spreadsheet but (the English) 9.8 in French is always 9 virgule 8... 9,8.
Maybe they work in English in their spreadsheets.. but I am pretty sure that Gallic pride dictates that the French version of Excel is demands the virgule.
Chris - Excel (and other apps) use regional settings to understand number and date formats so if you're working on a computer set up as French Excel will deal with those number formats with no problems. Similarly between US and UK date settings.
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