Valentijn, As far as I can tell, it is behaving exactly as expected. Ultimately, under the hood, it is simply re-using the Java syntax. https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/i18n/format/decimalFormat.html Also the little '?' icon in the preferences dialog explains this. I used your format to generate the attached image. See latitude value and compare to longitude and altitude. This is what I expect given the #0.### format. What is the format you would really like? If possible, provide an example. Best, Unidata IDV Support > Full Name: Valentijn Venus > Email Address: address@hidden > Organization: UT > Package Version: 5.2 build date:2015-08-26 18:19 UTC > Operating System: Windows 10 > Hardware: Java: home: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre1.8.0_71 version: > 1.8.0_71 j3d:1.6.0-pre10-daily-experimental daily > Description of problem: format preferences not followed, say #0.### is > truncated to only one decimal position in Data probe location(lat.lon) > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: EOS-116563 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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