About default Language

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun Oct 9 21:11:53 EDT 2011


Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at telenet.be> writes:

> On zondag 9 oktober 2011, Egidijus J. wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is it possible to work with foreign currency but keep the Enlgish
>> language? Because when I change currency It also make program to work in
>> Language related to currency. Accually the translation from English - to
>> Lithuanian is half finished. And It's very stupid to work with such
>> software. I don't think that it's clever to release new translation
>> until it's fully finished. So, probably I will look for older version of
>> GNU cash in order to work normally. I still want to thank you for this
>> software. It's very atractive and usefull.
> You don't have to change the language to work with another currency. When you 
> create a new book, you are asked which currency the book will be in. Simply 
> select the currency you require.
> You can also change the default currency in the preferences afterwards if you 
> like.

There are some things that are special to the locale currency.  In
particular, only the locale currency will use the currency symbol
(e.g. $) instead of the currency name (USD).

This might be important to some people.

> Geert 


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