Strange extra character in text reports

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun May 30 21:35:02 EDT 2004

This is a known problem with GtkHTML and UTF-8 locales.  Make your
locale a non-utf8 locale and it should work better, maybe.  More likely
you'll have to wait until the g2 port.


Daniel Andrews <daniel.andrews at> writes:

> Dear All,
> I've been using GNUCash 1.8.9 for a while now, but have an extra character in 
> my text based reports.... any of them.  I'm using GBP Great British Pounds 
> and this is what I see in the Cash Flow report:
> Money into selected accounts comes from	
> Checking Interest			£0.27
> Salary				£1,576,328.68
> Money In				£1,576,328.95
> Money out of selected accounts goes to	
> Bank Service Charge	£0.05
> Books				£43.00
> etc...............
> I seem to have gained an extra "Â" before the pound sign and I can't seem to 
> find how to remove it.
> Help anyone?
> Daniel
> PS.  Really looking forward to a budget plug-in for GNUCash ;-)
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