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 ▼ Graham Nott Junior Member Posts: 1 Threads: 1 Joined: Jan 1970 03-08-2004, 06:55 PM Hello, I love my HP 17B (old I know but some of us get better with age). Problem is that somehow I have switched comma for decimal and vice versa. For example a number display of ten thousand will show 10.000 whereas five dollars and sixty one cents will display 5,61 I have searched all over the web and can not find how to set this back. I think it's some kind of european display feature. Closest I could get was instructions on how to change this on the 12C but of course that doesn't work on my 17B. Anyone? Many thanks ▼ Christoph Giesselink Senior Member Posts: 355 Threads: 67 Joined: Nov 2005 03-08-2004, 07:04 PM What's wrong with ? Christoph Tom Sherman Member Posts: 95 Threads: 7 Joined: Jan 1970 03-09-2004, 07:50 AM Graham, The choice between period and comma is probably in either the DISPLAY menu or the MODES menu. I do not have a 17B, but that is where it is in the 27S, 19B, 42S, and 32SII. Cheers, Tom Bob Wang Member Posts: 90 Threads: 22 Joined: Jun 2005 03-09-2004, 11:45 AM Graham: The manual for the HP 17BII+ should help. Bob http://h20015.www2.hp.com/content/common/manuals/bpia5321/bpia5321.pdf Exchanging Periods and Commas in Numbers To exchange the periods and commas used for the decimal point and digit separators in a number: 1. Press D to access the DSP (display) menu. 2. Specify the decimal point by pressing F or G. Pressing F sets a period as the decimal point and comma as the digit separator (U.S. mode). (For example, 1,000,000.00.) Pressing G sets a comma as the decimal point and period as the digit separator (non-U.S. mode). (For example, 1.000.000,00.) dennis Junior Member Posts: 23 Threads: 10 Joined: Sep 2011 03-10-2004, 09:24 AM Press DSP Press . That should do the trick

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