Number Formats - 8.0

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Depending on the countries, numbers may have different formats. Here are the different formats used in Talend Data Preparation.
Format Description Thousands separator Decimal separator
1,545.12 (US, UK, China, etc...) This standard is mainly used in English-speaking countries and other countries such as China. comma period
1 545,12 (France, Russia, etc...) This standard is mainly used in non English-speaking countries. space comma
1'545,12 (Swiss) This standard is used in Switzerland. apostrophe comma
Scientific This standard is used to write numbers using scientific notation.

In this standard, 3e2 represents three times ten raised to the power of two, or 300.

comma period