Thousands Separator on OSX

Klaus Major klaus at
Sat Mar 11 05:57:34 EST 2006

Hi Flavel,

> My brain is hurting try to get the current thousands separator on a  
> Mac OS.
> I have tried
>  put replaceText(shell("defaults read NSGlobalDomain  
> NSThousandsSeparator"),"(\s|\(|\))","") into gThousandsSeparator
> but nothing.
> OS X 10.4.5
> Any help much appreciated.

If you just want to get that thing:
put shell("defaults read NSGlobalDomain NSThousandsSeparator") into  

Works here, i get a dot "." (german system)

But your line above also works here!!!?
OS X 10.4.5.

> Steve  Flavel


Klaus Major
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