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Help with currency symbol

Sam England

Joined: Oct 01, 2001
Posts: 2
Can someone tell me how to print a '�' from a java prog, currently it is replaced (in the output) with another symbol. This (�) is the symbol for GPB like $ is for USD.
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Martin Rennix
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Joined: Sep 30, 2001
Posts: 34
Are you writing a console or GUI app? I had the same problem runnning a console app. It's to do with the code page of your platform I think. Saying that, I tried changing the code page with the mode command (Win2000) but I still can't display a � sign.
Can anyone else help?
shilpa kulkarni
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Joined: Jun 07, 2000
Posts: 87
i tried this code, it displays some funky symbol, i wonder why....
import java.text.NumberFormat;
import java.util.Locale;
NumberFormat nf = NumberFormat.getCurrencyInstance(Locale.UK);
System.out.println("currency = "+nf.format(23.12));
Maureen Charlton
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Joined: Oct 04, 2004
Posts: 218

I also tried:

and still got the output:

currency = �23.12
Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
Posts: 9056
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