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what are all the different methods to represent the pound £ English Money symbol

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what are all the different methods to represent the pound £ English Money symbol
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Beverley Portlock earned 125 total points
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The safest to use is the HTML entity £
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just type it up: £
example: echo "this costs £10.20)";
or use the ascii code: 156
echo "this costs " . chr(156) . "10.20";
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oh sorry, its ascii 163
bportlock is correct... you can use "£"
also,you can use html ascii as "£"
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@LFLFM - using char 156 is OK until somebody uses a different character set either in MySQL, the browser or on their computer. That's why there is an HTML entity to represent this character that will render correctly in all situations.

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thanks
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