These cultural differences can not be resolved by software. This office suite
used to handle these things gracefully.
After all those years since Excel '95 I got used to the input method "23/"
which enters this month's 23th day from any num-pad on any keyboard, in any
office component, under US locale or any other locale.
23/2 entered this year's 23th of February under a non-US locale. US takes
2/23 as February the 23th.
This minimum effort date entry has been given up for some idiots who still
can not tell a string from a number.
Under a German locale I have to leave the num-pad for the point in order to
enter "23.7." instead of "23/".
Date input into Writer tables seems to be completely out of control. I apply
some date format to the entire column, enter a full ISO date and end up with
a text cell.
Bye, bye LibreOffice.
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