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NLS_CURRENCY Setting Not Taking Effect in Reports Output (Doc ID 1314343.1)

Last updated on APRIL 02, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version to [Release 10gr2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The environment variable NLS_LANG is set to ARABIC_AMERICA.AR8MSWIN1256.
The default Currency for the territory=AMERICA is $. 
In order to change it to a different value the NLS_CURRENCY is set to "NLS_CURRENCY"="K.D. " in the registry.

However, the report still displays the $ as the currency symbol in the reports output, even though the format mask for currency is set as per the example listed below:

Format mask set to LNNNGNN0


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