Semicolons in German language settings
I had a hard time with Smartsheet support (used to be different) regarding my issue.
Has anyone else with Smartsheet set to german speaking setup the problem described below?
Starting some time last week, Smartsheet started to have trouble with semicolons as separators in formulas.
And yes, semicolons are used instead of commas in my settings (german) for years now. Same is true for my 4 team colleagues.
Smartsheet now started to automatically replace semicolons with commas. This is particularly annoying if you work with formulas all the time and modify them untill they work. Now I have to constantly replace all commas with semicolons when modifying a formula....
To illustrate the problem:
If I use a simple formula with commas like that in any of my sheets:
I get "unparsable".
If I change the formula to:
I think this is some kind of bug maybe introduced with the latest udates to Smartsheet. But it took me 4 emails even to make Smartsheet support realize, that there is life outside the US and functionality may be different.
Projektmanagement Professional in Frankfurt am Main, Germany