Appearance of unwanted character in reports

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Apr 26 18:38:21 EDT 2005

Quoting David Needs <djnjwd at>:

> Hi,
> I'm new to gnucash, and very impressed (I am an accountant).
> My problem is that I have an unwanted character appearing in front of my £ 
> figures, like this:  £0.00	
> I don't have any other display problems with my system.
> Running SUSE 9.2
> How can I format the reports to get rid of this?

make sure you're running in an iso-8859-1 locale and not a utf-8 locale.  Check
you LANG and LANGUAGE settings.  See the FAQ for more info


       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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