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FormatCurrency

I am running a site on 2 different servers.  One is Windows 2000 Server and the other is Windows 2000 Advanced Server. I have the currency set to Sterling Pounds # in Control Panel, Regional Options but both show Dollars $ when I use FormatCurrency.

Any ideas guys?

Cheers

Dave
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TTomCommented:
Hmmm.  I wonder.  Is this being done on the server side or on the client side?  When I did this, I could make the results change, depending upon where the writing was being done.

Tom
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daveamourAuthor Commented:
The writing is being done on the server using the VBScript FormatCurrency Function so its not a client side issue.  Besides I have tried this clientside in the UK and in Canada.

Cheers

Dave
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TTomCommented:
FWIW, I thought that might be the case, but I figured I would toss it out.

Have you tried the parameters of the FormatCurrency Function?  When I did this, I used

response.write FormatCurrency(1000,2,-2,-2,-2)

(I think the last parameter is "use regional settings", but I may be wrong.)

If I set my Regional Currency Symbol to something other than $, it worked just fine.  However, if I used client side script, the same page wrote differently on different machines.

Good luck!

Tom

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weesiongCommented:
daveamour,

Using LCID()

original = SetLocale("de")
myvalue = CCur(GermanNumber.value)
original = SetLocale("en-gb")
USNumber.value = FormatCurrency(myvalue)

Regards,
Wee Siong
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rxolotlCommented:
I think that you can make something like
fNum = FormatNumber(yourNum, 2)
fNum= "$" + fNum
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daveamourAuthor Commented:
This seems to be the best workaround, couldn't get any of the others to work.

Thanks everyone

Dave
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rxolotlCommented:
Thanks =D
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