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How do I set the local currency sign?

Bala Raj
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Joined: Sep 12, 2000
Posts: 75
When I execute the following program in Sun Solaris with Java SDK 1.1.7 I am getting
en_US, $1,000.00 but with SDK 1.2.2 I am not getting the $ sign? (instead of dollar sign it is printing some junk character).

We are using IBM Websphere 3.5 on Solaris.
Can some one help me on this?
Thanks in advance,
[ February 05, 2002: Message edited by: Bala Rajamani ]
Guy Allard
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Joined: Nov 24, 2000
Posts: 776
Hi - I get the $ on Linux with JDK 1.3.1, and I think this is correct output.
I can only guess there is a mild bug in your SDK.
I'm sure you have the sources for it. Take a look at them.
Regards, Guy
Adam Hardy
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Joined: Oct 09, 2001
Posts: 567
The junk character's probably the currency sign - if this HTML goes thro u should see it:
Dunno why you're not getting the dollar though.

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