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Where is the currency? - Zend_Currency
The position where the currency sign or name will be displayed depends on the locale. Still, when you want to define this setting yourself you have to use the display option and provide one of the following constants:
|STANDARD||Sets the standard position as defined within the locale|
|RIGHT||Displays the currency representation at the right side of the value|
|LEFT||Displays the currency representation at the left side of the value|
Example #1 Setting the currency position
Let's assume that your client has again set "en_US" as locale. Using no option the returned value could look like this:
So by using the default setting the currency (in our case $) could either be rendered left or right from the value. Now let's define a fixed position:
Note that in the second snippet the position of USD is fixed regardless of the used locale or currency.