Re: Decimal separator in Hindi Numbering

From: N.R.Liwal (
Date: Thu Jul 20 2000 - 02:34:19 EDT

I tested in Excel 2000
Excel 2000 automatically place leading zero.

Hindi Numbers in Word 2000 can be typed in
left to right Order using 060c as thousand seperator
and 066b as Decemial Seperator.


Subject: Re: Decimal separator
> >> and I would expect use of U+060C as a decimal
> separator to
> >> cause surprises with the bidi layout code.
> >Arabic Windows 98 and 2000 have no problem, please see
> attached
> GIF.
> Thanks for the response.
> Yes that GIF looks fine. But what if the number is two tenths,
> that is ".2" ? My experiments with Word 2000 show that if you
> use



> U+060C then the decimal separator is incorrectly placed to > the right of the digit, while if you use U+066B then it appears > on the left as it should. I realize one can always get around > this by typing a leading zero, e.g. "0.2" but I don't know that > this is always what you want to have to do. > > Bob > > PS: I guess it was because you were attaching a GIF to your > message that you sent your response directly to me rather than > the Unicode list. Shall we move this back to the list now?

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