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List of Known Problems:
  1. Special Characters in Directories and File Names
  2. Decimal Separator

Special Characters in Directories and File Names

Some languages include diacritic marks that modify letters.; Examples include the umlaut (¨) from German, the grave (`) from Portuguese, or the circumflex (ˆ) from Italian. There are many types of diacritic marks and many are used in more than one language. The Microsoft Windows operating system allows letters with diacritic marks to be used in directory and file names. The HEC-HMS software currently is not able to process directory or file names that include letters with diacritic marks. No directory or file name should use diacritic marks. The software may not be able to process the files if diacritic marks are used.

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Decimal Separator

Most countries use either a period (.) or a comma (,) as the decimal separator in numbers; each country has adopted a standard for which one is preferred. The software allows you to select which decimal seperator to use regardless of any setting in the operating system. In some countries, there will be problems when the software interacts with the clipboard of the operating system.

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