It is very annoying that display does not show commas when keying in large numbers

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To change the ´comma´, make sure the calculator is switched to off, press (.) key and maintain, switch the calculator ON. This operation changes dot to comma and vice-versa.

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

SOURCE: wrong format for numbers displayed in HP 12C

It's been awhile since I used one of these but there should be a decimal function on the keys. Make sure you put a 2 in there before pressing it and it should display the format using 200.00

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

I don't know which particular calculator model you have, but for an HP-12C, the manual says the following:

**Digit Separators **

As a number is keyed in, each group of three digits to the left of the decimal point is automatically separated in the display. When the calculator is first turned on after coming from the factory - or after Continuous Memory is reset - the decimal point in displayed numbers is a dot, and the separator between each group of three digits is a comma. If you wish, you can set the calculator to display

a comma for the decimal point and a dot for the three-digit separator. To do so, turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the [.] key while you press [ON]. Doing so again sets the calculator to use the original digit separators in the display.

As a number is keyed in, each group of three digits to the left of the decimal point is automatically separated in the display. When the calculator is first turned on after coming from the factory - or after Continuous Memory is reset - the decimal point in displayed numbers is a dot, and the separator between each group of three digits is a comma. If you wish, you can set the calculator to display

a comma for the decimal point and a dot for the three-digit separator. To do so, turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the [.] key while you press [ON]. Doing so again sets the calculator to use the original digit separators in the display.

Oct 25, 2013 | HP Calculators

Press SETUP 0 0 then enter the number of desired digits.

Aug 22, 2012 | Sharp Brand New-El-738 el738 - Express...

To switch the radix mark between the US and European modes, turn the calculator on, then press and release SHIFT, then press and release the decimal point key. You'll note that the shifted function of the key is marked "./," which should serve as a reminder that this functions switches between comma and dot.

Feb 15, 2012 | HP 10bII Calculator

Decimal Point and Separator Symbols

You can use the display setup (Disp) screen to specify the symbols you want for the decimal point and 3-digit separator.

• To change the decimal point and separator symbol setting, press the MODE key a number of times until you reach the setup screen shown below.

Display the selection screen. (Disp) 1.

Press the number key ( 1 or 2) that corresponds to the setting you want to use.

1(Dot): Period decimal point, comma separator

2(Comma): Comma decimal point, period separator

You can use the display setup (Disp) screen to specify the symbols you want for the decimal point and 3-digit separator.

• To change the decimal point and separator symbol setting, press the MODE key a number of times until you reach the setup screen shown below.

Display the selection screen. (Disp) 1.

Press the number key ( 1 or 2) that corresponds to the setting you want to use.

1(Dot): Period decimal point, comma separator

2(Comma): Comma decimal point, period separator

Nov 27, 2010 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

With the calculator off, press and hold the decimal point key then press and release the ON key.

Sep 01, 2010 | HP 12c Calculator

Hello,

Here is help from the calculator manual.

If you wish, you can set the calculator to display a comma for the decimal point and a dot for the three-digit separator. To do so, turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the** [ . ] k**ey while you press **[ON]. Doing so again sets the calculator to use the original digit separators in the display.**

Hope it helps.

Here is help from the calculator manual.

If you wish, you can set the calculator to display a comma for the decimal point and a dot for the three-digit separator. To do so, turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the

Hope it helps.

Oct 12, 2009 | HP 12c Calculator

Hello,

Here is what the manual for the HP 12C Platimum financial calculator says on page 17 of 275

**Digit Separators**

*As a number is keyed in, each group of three digits to the left of the decimal point is automatically separated in the display. When the calculator is first turned on after coming from the factory — or after Continuous Memory is reset — the decimal point in displayed numbers is a dot, and the separator between each group of three digits is a comma. If you wish, you can set the calculator to display a comma for the decimal point and a dot for the three-digit separator. To do so,*

turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the**[ . ]** key while you press **[ON]** Doing so again sets the calculator to use the original digit separators in the display.

Hope it helps.

Here is what the manual for the HP 12C Platimum financial calculator says on page 17 of 275

turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the

Hope it helps.

Oct 06, 2009 | HP 12c Calculator

The comma key on the TI 84 SE is above the 7 key, and it is just left of (, right of x squared, and below SIN. thats where the "," key is. If you're asking something else, please clearify. My understanding is that you don't know where the comma key is.

Mar 16, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

It's been awhile since I used one of these but there should be a decimal function on the keys. Make sure you put a 2 in there before pressing it and it should display the format using 200.00

Nov 30, 2008 | HP 12c Calculator

To change the ´comma´, make sure the calculator is switched to off, press (.) key and maintain, switch the calculator ON. This operation changes dot to comma and vice-versa.

Jul 18, 2008 | HP 12c Calculator

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