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# My decimal changed to a comma, how do i change it back?

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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.
The comma should change back to a decimal point.
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).

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Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Display a decimal point

Turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the .(decimal key) while you press the on button. Doing so again sets the calculator to use the original digit separators in the display

Posted on Jun 27, 2007

SOURCE: HP 12C calculator

turn the calc off then turn on holding down the decimal.

Posted on May 08, 2008

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

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hold . when turning on unit

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

Turn the calculator off, then press and hold down the . key while you press on.
Doing so, sets the calculator to the original digit separators in display.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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This document describes how to change the display of the decimal point on the HP 12C Calculator from a comma back to a decimal point. Instructions
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2. Hold down the decimal point.
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The comma should change back to a decimal point. Explanation The comma is the European equivalent of the decimal point. *
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