Default French (Canada) Locale Settings for Long Date and Currency Do Not Match the Quebec Standard

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Article ID: 316982 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

The default format for negative currency for the French Canadian locale is 1,1$. The default format for negative currency should be 1,1 $ (note the blank space before the dollar sign $). The default format for a Long Date is d MMMM, yyyy. The default format for a Long Date should be d MMMM yyyy (note that the comma is removed, and the spacing remains the same). These default formats are not compliant with the Quebec government language standards.

RESOLUTION

Windows 2000

Service Pack Information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

Windows XP

Service Pack Information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack

Hotfix Information

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time   Size     File name

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   26-Mar-02  09:35  209,010  Locale.nls
				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Windows 2000

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.

Windows XP

This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.

Properties

Article ID: 316982 - Last Review: February 22, 2007 - Revision: 2.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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