SK A340
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Dollar Sign

Sun Dec 09, 2001 9:10 am


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

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RE: Dollar Sign

Sun Dec 09, 2001 10:30 am

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

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RE: Dollar Sign

Sun Dec 09, 2001 10:37 am

Both are ok, it's just personal preference.
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RE: Dollar Sign

Sun Dec 09, 2001 3:33 pm

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".
 
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RE: Dollar Sign

Sun Dec 09, 2001 3:44 pm

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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VapourTrails

Sun Dec 09, 2001 7:24 pm

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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RE: Dollar Sign & Other Currencies

Sun Dec 09, 2001 7:41 pm

£ ... € Big grin thanks!
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RE: Dollar Sign

Sun Dec 09, 2001 8:52 pm

For me right alt + u works for €.
 
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RE: Dollar Sign

Sun Dec 09, 2001 10:47 pm

$
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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RE: Dollar Sign

Mon Dec 10, 2001 12:15 am

Cant get the Euro or Pound signs to work  Sad

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