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Old March 24th, 2010, 03:28 PM posted to microsoft.public.access.tablesdbdesign
Amin
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Default formatting currency field

Hi i want to change a filed called salary range property settings so that the
currency does not show £ or $ in my reports but a local currency which will
be GHC. all i want is to format that the general tab format within the field
properties to get the results. i want it to stop showing my default pound
sign how is that done thanks a lot.
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Old March 24th, 2010, 03:45 PM posted to microsoft.public.access.tablesdbdesign
Jerry Whittle
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Default formatting currency field

Access gets the currency symbol from the Regional Settings of the computer.
Therefore you may need to change it there. Or you could create something to
look like your currency and append it to the front of the currency amounts in
a query or report.
--
Jerry Whittle, Microsoft Access MVP
Light. Strong. Cheap. Pick two. Keith Bontrager - Bicycle Builder.


"Amin" wrote:

Hi i want to change a filed called salary range property settings so that the
currency does not show £ or $ in my reports but a local currency which will
be GHC. all i want is to format that the general tab format within the field
properties to get the results. i want it to stop showing my default pound
sign how is that done thanks a lot.

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Old March 25th, 2010, 08:01 AM posted to microsoft.public.access.tablesdbdesign
Amin
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Default formatting currency field

Hi Jerry you are wonderful thanks a lot your advice worked as soon as i
changed my regional settings.

"Jerry Whittle" wrote:

Access gets the currency symbol from the Regional Settings of the computer.
Therefore you may need to change it there. Or you could create something to
look like your currency and append it to the front of the currency amounts in
a query or report.
--
Jerry Whittle, Microsoft Access MVP
Light. Strong. Cheap. Pick two. Keith Bontrager - Bicycle Builder.


"Amin" wrote:

Hi i want to change a filed called salary range property settings so that the
currency does not show £ or $ in my reports but a local currency which will
be GHC. all i want is to format that the general tab format within the field
properties to get the results. i want it to stop showing my default pound
sign how is that done thanks a lot.

 




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