Feature request #13281
Support different thousand separators for the numeric scalebar in map composer
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Currently, the thousand separator for the numeric scalebar is hard coded to a space, i.e. "1:10 000". This style is uncommon in many parts of the world where it should be "1:10,000" or "1:10.000". I suggest adding an option to pick a separator character.
#1 Updated by Denis Rouzaud almost 8 years ago
- Status changed from Open to Feedback
As pointed in the related issue, the thousand separator depends on your locale settings.
Isn't it working as expected?
I think the general policy is to avoid adding settings for everything. Here we have the opportunity to use locale settings, so no new option should be needed.
#2 Updated by Anita Graser almost 8 years ago
Imho, this is not satisfactory for the following reason: If I have a client/template which requires a certain format, do you expect me to always change my locale to try find a setting which produces the required formatting? That's not user-friendly at all. Also - if it really works that way - the user has no idea that the system locale affects this.
#3 Updated by Anita Graser over 7 years ago
Would you mind changing this back to "open"? Thanks.
#4 Updated by Anita Graser over 7 years ago
#5 Updated by Michel Kuhlmann about 7 years ago
#6 Updated by Nyall Dawson about 7 years ago
- Status changed from Feedback to Open
#7 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 6 years ago
- Easy fix? set to No
#8 Updated by Anita Graser almost 5 years ago
In QGIS 3, the default separator is system dependent, i.e. on an English system, the separator is a comma.
#9 Updated by Alessandro Pasotti almost 5 years ago
QGIS locale is now configurable in the settings (defaults to system locale).
And the thousands separator can be omitted.