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calling for international developers outside US & UK

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  • #16
    Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK

    Originally posted by aRob View Post

    I guess that you are using a US keyboard. I think the numpad comma comes out correctly if using a Dutch keyboard. Or am I wrong?

    Both are true. However in this country 9 out 10 keyboards have US layout as most people who buy a computer don't know about different keyboards and sales people don't care as long as they can sell.

    Jo Hulsen
    Dommel Valley Solutions
    The Netherlands


    • #17
      Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK


      Then the only way to get a comma from the numpad is for Alpha to throw in a bit of keyboard remapping. Hopefully they are reading these posts.


      • #18
        Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK

        keyboard remapping
        I would think that this now is getting into third party software and not an Alpha issue....this key mapping could possibly be done via OnKey events by the developer perhaps??
        It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
        It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
        Henry David Thoreau


        • #19
          Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK


          Just for this item I added a simple line of code in the code archive section.
          Hope you can use it

          Share applications and scripts with each other. This forum is for functioning code samples only. Please post any requests for help in the appropriate forum above. Questions incorrectly posted to this forum will be removed.

          Most things are simple but unfortunately only after the first time


          • #20
            Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK

            Ideally this should take into account Windows language and keyboard settings and the A5 language setting. You should not have to change field rules or insert events for every applicable field.


            • #21
              Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK


              I agree, but since I add this simple fieldrule to the (few) numeric fields I never more have problems.

              Always a problem entering 6,52 as 652.00 or must I say 6.52 as 652,00 ?
              6,52 and 6.52 are now: 6 decimal sign 52

              Most things are simple but unfortunately only after the first time


              • #22
                Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK

                I'm using Korean, and V10 has issues, that V9 didn't. V9 had a couple issues also. I am counting on Alpha fixing this within a month or so, so that I can launch the application.


                • #23
                  Re: calling for international developers outside US & UK

                  I too support the demand for better international support.

                  In my mother language, Greek, I can't even enter the field descriptions, as you can see at the images in:

                  The Greek characters are single-byte like English, Russian etc and not double byte like Chinesse etc

                  I think that first we need to have Alpha Five to allow the programmer to enter her strings in her language and then we can demand translation of the dialog boxes.
                  "Give every man more in use value
                  than you take from him in cash value;
                  then you are adding to the life of the
                  by every business transaction"
                  Wallace D. Wattles