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User currently offlineSK A340 From Sweden, joined Mar 2000, 845 posts, RR: 2
Posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 949 times:


What is the correct dollar sign?
The one with on line across the "S" ($) or with two lines?

/SK A340


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User currently offlineCathay Pacific From Australia, joined May 2000, 1864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 916 times:

i think both are correct depending which country you are in.

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User currently offlineIhadapheo From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 6028 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 913 times:

Both are ok, it's just personal preference.


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User currently offlineMinuteman From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 271 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 879 times:

Both acceptable and recognized, but I'd say the dollar sign with two bars is more correct because (I think) the symbol is based on the overlaying of "U" and "S".

User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1624 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 872 times:

In Australia it's $ -- one bar right through, but I always used to think it was two bars & used to write it that way, must be the American TV influence!  Big grin

By the way, I do not have a pound sign on my keyboard, but I do have a Euro sign next to the 5, ..but I don't know how to activate it?!  Confused



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User currently offlineStarship From South Africa, joined Nov 1999, 1098 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 854 times:

To get a £ sign on your PC hold the "Alt" button down next to the space bar on your keyboard and at the same time type the number "156" on the numerical keypad on the right hand side of your keyboard. If you want a € sign, type "Alt 0128"





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User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1624 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 852 times:

£ ... € Big grin thanks!


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User currently offlineGdabski From Poland, joined Oct 2001, 423 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 847 times:

For me right alt + u works for €.

User currently offlineSafetyDude From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3795 posts, RR: 14
Reply 8, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 839 times:

$
on my iMac keyboard it's shift+4=$
for the pounf it's alt/option+3=£
for the cent sign it's alt/option+4=¢
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User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 832 times:

Cant get the Euro or Pound signs to work  Sad

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