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Decimal point is replaced with comma

The fixed decimal places are still there - so instead of seeing 2.000, the display reads 2,0000.

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Check to see if the calculator is in European mode where the comma is sometimes used rather than the period.

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SOURCE: 500 x 16 reads 8.000,0 instead of 8,000.00

The calculator has two digit-separation marks: The dot [.] and the comma [,].
By default the decimal (radix) mark is the dot, and the comma serves as a 3-digit separator. In European countries (especially France) the radix mark is the comma and the 3-digit separator is the dot.

To switch the marks:

  1. Turn calculator OFF
  2. Press and HOLD the [.] key while pressing [ON].

Posted on Feb 02, 2010

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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.

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Hi,

P12c display from Comma to Point This document describes how to change the display of the decimal point on the HP 12C (HP12C) Calculator from a comma (commas) back to a decimal point.
Instructions
  1. Turn off the calculator.
  2. Hold down the decimal point.
  3. Continue to hold the decimal point key, while turning on the calculator.
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Explanation The comma is the European equivalent of the decimal point.
This procedure is also applicable to HP12CP (Hewlett-Packard 12c Platinum) and HP12CPA (Hewlett-Packard 12c Platinum 25th Anniversary Edition).

Let me know, if needed further assistance.

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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.


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500 x 16 reads 8.000,0 instead of 8,000.00


The calculator has two digit-separation marks: The dot [.] and the comma [,].
By default the decimal (radix) mark is the dot, and the comma serves as a 3-digit separator. In European countries (especially France) the radix mark is the comma and the 3-digit separator is the dot.

To switch the marks:
  1. Turn calculator OFF
  2. Press and HOLD the [.] key while pressing [ON].

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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.

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