Changing Regional Options

For those who work in international circles, you can change the format of the date, time, currency, and number into almost any form. For example, you can change the decimal symbol and list separator, the format used for negative numbers and leading zeros, and the measurement system (U.S. or metric).

Change the Display for Dates, Times, Currency, and Numbers


Click the Start button, click Control Panel, and then double-click the Regional and Language Options icon in Classic view.


Click the Regional Options tab.


Click the Format list arrow, and then click a locale with the settings you want.


Click Customize to change individual settings.


Click OK.


Click OK.



Did You Know?

You can change regional format by language and country . On the Regional Options tab, click the Standards And Formats list arrow, and then click a language.

See Also

See " Changing Language Options " on page 94 for information on working with different languages.

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