# Decimal separator and date format according to Windows Regional Settings

The regional setting of your Windows are now used for the decimal separator as well as for the date format.
$$In IDEA StatiCa the decimal separator is set based on your Windows settings. No separator of thousands is used. The date format is also set according to the Windows regional settings.This update has been available since the 21.1.2 patch.Available in both Expert and Enhanced editions of IDEA StatiCa Steel.$$