A system of money in general use in a particular country.

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Best approach for managing country selection in e-commerce shop-front

We are implementing a e-commerce shop-front but we have an design challenge around which currency to show by default and how to get the user to tell us which country (currency) they want to see. The ...
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When is it appropriate to use masking on an input field?

I am having some difficulty convincing myself that users will like masking applied to input fields (Web form). I personally hate it when forms manipulate my input while I'm typing it. I'd rather have ...
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Users entering the wrong decimal separators for US$ amounts

I have an application that accepts a dollar amount in $USD. Unfortunately, some people are foreign/visitors to the US and type in amounts with commas instead of periods: they format the number as ...
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Actual rules for formatting local numbers and currency

Local formatting for numbers and currency differs in many attributes, including: the decimal delimiter the amount of decimal spaces the thousand delimiter use of short / long scale the position of ...
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Valid currency formats by locale

Does anyone know where I can get a list of valid currency formats by locale code? I've extracted formats from Intl (js object) and compared to those, which we can see in Windows Regional Settings and ...
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What amount length to expect over all currencies?

I've looked around the questions and formatting prices with different currencies seems to be a recurring problem. I encountered a variation of this issue. I have figured a format to display the price ...
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Which price format is more readable for car sites

In India car prices are mostly above Rs 1,00,000. Rs 1,00,000 is also called as 1 Lac or Lakh in India. Suppose a car is worth Rs 3,80,000. What will be the most suitable option, 3.8 Lacs or ...
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Is currency symbol enough to figure out the culture

I want to figure out a culture by passing just the currency symbol, however, I'm not sure if that is a good method? I was also wondering if the currency formatting is dictated by culture or by the ...
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Can the “$” symbol be safely considered as universal when making a graphic depicting money?

Want to get a sense of any best practices of using the "$" dollar sign in the context of an image in order to depict a universal idea of money. UPDATE: My task was to create an icon/graphic used in ...
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Currency format: By Locale or Currency?

Similar to this, but different question: International Currency Formatting Guidelines — Currency Codes Wondering if currency formats are locale or currency dependent. For instance, if I wanted ...
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Full list of currency / money formatting based on locale [duplicate]

I'm looking for a full list of currency / money formatting for each locale. I know that for US for example 1500.00 USD would be formatted as $ 1,500.00 Australian user would see US$ instead of $. ...
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What's the best practice for displaying long currency numbers?

For example, we want to show that something costs 17,000 CNY but we don't have much room to show that... would it be appropriate to show 17K CNY? Or is there another way to truncate the number?
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Currency formatting for transactions in another country's currency

This is a really simple question, but the answer is stumping me: How do you format another country's currency correctly? Specifically, this answer, quoting from Wikipedia, has a great survey of how ...
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Should currency labels omit decimals for full dollars, i.e. $10 versus $10.00?

I need to show the User's balance in one of my iOS app , I am using inbuilt iOS API for currency representation, which gives me $10.00 for 10 balance, But my UI designer suggesting me it should be ...