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  • International currency

    Ok, I have searched and read all the stuff I can find but I have not found a resolve.

    Using field format style properties to set the field to display the currency symbol. Format properties = $(

    My understanding is that is is supposed to display the correct currency symbol based on the end users country settings on their computer.

    That said I have someone in India trying to use one of my apps and instead of displaying the Indian Rupee symbol it displays a question mark.

    Now I understand that the Indian Rupee symbol was introduced in 2010 but A5 V11 is 2013 so you would think it could handle it.

    Because I have no way of testing locally I cannot determine if this is an isolated issue with the Indian Rupee symbol or is an issue with any currency symbol other than the dollar.

    Anyone have any suggestion on how to resolve this.

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    Re: International currency

    You can change your Windows country, currency etc to other countries to test, then change back again to US

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      Re: International currency

      Ray, I added English(India) to my languages and found that using using (Right_Alt)+4 displays the Indian Rupee in some programs but displays the question mark in others. In Alpha V11 and V12 it displays a question mark.

      I am going to see if I can change the country settings totally and see what happens but I suspect it will still show a question mark in Alpha.

      So far all Microsoft programs will display the Indian Rupee but I have not found any non-Microsoft programs that will so far.

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