How to change decimal separator on Mac OS X Lion

A question has been asked by a Digital Answers reader about the decimal separator in excel.

“Hi! in the excel i want to change the comma (,) to dot (.). any idea? thanks! “.

We had already covered about the steps required for changing the decimal separator on Windows, similarly you can follow the below mentioned steps to change the decimal separator on Mac OS X Lion.
Click the Apple icon and select Preferences from the menu list.

Mac System Preferences

Then click Language & Text under Personal Preferences.

Language & Text

In the Language & Text window, Navigate the Formats tab and click the Customize button available under the Numbers section.

Mac Numbers

Mac users can change the Decimal Separator using the option available as part of Number Separators,

Mac Number Separator
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