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How to Fix VMOD Flex Regional Settings Error

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Hi VMOD user!

Have you encountered a regional settings error? Here is a fix that you can do quite quickly to get out of this jam.

Regional Settings Error:


 Please be advised that Visual MODFLOW Flex has been designed based on English system. You may try modifying your Region and Language Settings by: selecting “English (United States)” for Format and “United States” for Location; also, as indicated by the message, making sure the symbols are set as the required characters in “Additional settings”. Then it should work. Please refer to the screen captures below.

 You can go to Control Panel>Clock, Language, and Region> Change, date, time or number formats> Region and Language setting > Additional Settings.. > and make sure of the Decimal symbol, Digit group symbol and the Separator Symbol to be the same as your error message in Flex:


If you are still stuck, we are here to help. Please feel free to reach us at support@waterloohydrogeologic.com

-Your Friendly Support Team

2019-05-21T13:07:49-05:00November 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Support, Visual MODFLOW Flex|Tags: , |

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