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 about 2 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 about 2 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.