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Is there a simple way to tell which decimal separator (e.g ' or . ) the system uses?
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Yep, DecimalSeparator:

ShowMessage(DecimalSeparator);
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You can also change it if you want:

DecimalSeparator := '.';

DecimalSeparator := ',';
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Yes. If you wish to change separator within your Delphi application, use DecimalSeparator global variable. But if you wish to redefine SYSTEM decimal separator, then change it in WIN.INI file, section [intl], ident iDECIMAL. Just set it equal to whatever you want.
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