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In Swype Settings I have the language set to "UK English" yet for some reason when I'm typing the currency symbol (long-press on s) is a dollar sign ($) not a pound sign (£), if I press SYM the dollar actually has its own button $ on the left-hand side, and I have Euro (€) and Yen on the top row for long presses on # and 3, and the pound is relegated to the right hand side for a long-press on ".

Is there any way that I can set it to replace the $ on the main screen with a £ sign, and replace the dollar on its own button on the symbol screen with a pound sign?

Am using the built-in Swype keyboard (v1.64.40.9754) on a Vodafone UK Samsung Galaxy S (Eclair 2.1 update 1, build JM4).

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You may need to file a bug report or feature request on their forums: forum.swype.com –  Bryan Denny Sep 28 '10 at 17:39
    
Thanks for the suggestion, have done forum.swype.com/… will keep an eye out there, assuming no one here knows how to change this behaviour? –  GAThrawn Sep 28 '10 at 18:14
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I use Swype, but I'm from the US. It sounds like a locale problem that the devs need to look into. –  Bryan Denny Sep 28 '10 at 18:21
    
+1 Looks like a locale problem –  Rob Sep 28 '10 at 21:22

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Looks like a problems with the version of Swype pre-installed by Samsung, have logged a bug on Swype's forums at http://forum.swype.com/showthread.php?1343-Default-currency-key-doesn-t-change Don't think there's anything much any of us can do now except wait for Swype to fix the bug and for Samsung to push out the updated version.

(just adding this as an answer and accepting to get this off the unanswered questions list, if anyone has a better solution please post and I'll transfer the acceptance over)

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