Article ID: 128645, created on Apr 11, 2016, last review on Apr 11, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Business Automation


It is required to change the currency symbol for some specific currency. For example, an Indian rupee is shown as INR in the control panel (orders, plans, financial documents), but its actual symbol is .


It is possible to change with the localization. For example, to change the way the currency symbol is displayed when logged in with English locale, do the following:

  1. Create a separate volume for english locale, or use an existing one (e.g. /usr/local/bm/conf/locale/locale.en.custom)
  2. Add an entry

    "&INR_symbol" "* ₹"

  3. Restart BA

    /etc/init.d/pba restart

Refer to the documentation for the details.

Note the importance of the asterisk symbol for currency symbols displayed as postfix, without it all amounts can be shown as zero (as a result of incorrect parsing).

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