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How to stop Values being cleared JTextField in non-english locales

A Khan

Joined: Jun 25, 2006
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I have a textfield on which a float-based document model is applied such that insertString() is overloaded to check for Character.isDigit(). Character.OTHER_PUNCTUATION and Character.DASH_PUNCTUATION.

The above works fine except that I also have used DecimalFormat so that i can accept 8 decimal places. This logic fails when using a non-english locale such as German where a value like 12.34 is displayed as 12,34 which is rejected when I do a texfield.setText(). The textfield is set blank.

Can someone please suggest as to how should I go about so that value in textfield is not cleared when using German locales at same time I need to validate the enteries in the textfield?
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And please don't crosspost. I'm closing this one, as the one in the Swing forum seems to be at the more appropriate place.

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