systemsettings5/Regional Settings - strange choices
bingmybong at btinternet.com
Wed Oct 17 12:25:44 BST 2018
On Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:58:19 BST Peter Lewis wrote:
> I run openSuse Leap and concur that the regional settings are difficult.
I think they are wrong. Why would anyone choose a country rather than Imperial or Metric. I thik something has gone wrong.
> My main beef is that the spell checker will not use en_gb if the USA
> dictionary is loaded. I have to unload the USA dictionary before I can realise
> the GB English spelling (rather than having to realize the US).
Yes, I would have thought that if a country is selected in the Region, everything regional related should really be used its default.
> systemsettings5/Regional Setting/Formats/Detailed Settings only gives me
> options of countries rather than metric, imperial, ISO or any basic systems.
> On Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:17:53 BST Ianseeks wrote:
> > Hi
> > systemsettings5/Regional Setting/Languages
> > I checked this setting and it was blank so i added Brit English. I'm not
> > sure when this changed to blank as i always change everything regional
> > related when the user is created or soon after if any regional issues
> > occur.
> > systemsettings5/Regional Setting/Formats
> > I set "Region" to UK British English (en_gb). The "Detailed Settings" was
> > disabled. I wanted to change the "measurement units" to metric so I enabled
> > the "Detailed Settings". The "Measurement Units" changed from Imperial to
> > Metric even though the entry said "no change". I then went to change the
> > entry for "Measurement Units" and i was presented with drop the box of
> > country options plus "no change" and "Default" - why is it not just
> > "Metric" or "Imperial"?
> > The only way i can get metric is to select "no change".
> > The number format and time display format changed as well
> > Something i don't understand is that all the places to change the
> > configuration present a list of countries as the options as described
> > above. Can anyone enlighten me ?
> > thanks
> > regards
> > Ian
> > ps i have logged a bug for the above
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