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New user - no coding experience so please bear with me.

Have installed via - Cpanel a one click oscommerce setup.

Great - altered colours sizes and variations etc.

We are located in Australia. altered currency displays correctly.

 

then paypal sandbox - error advises merchant - does not accept this currency.

and the oscommerce site also gives this error at currency update.

Warning: The primary exchange rate server (oanda) failed for AUD (AUD) - trying the secondary exchange rate server. error.gif Error: The exchange rate for AUD (AUD) was not updated via xe. Is it a valid currency code?

 

Have removed all other currencies and changed php to AUD - have tried the other codes as listed

AU and AUS = same errors..

 

Is there a list of exhange codes for countries somewhere or any other hints grateful for any assistance here.

And its is v 2.2RC2 that was in cpanel

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Have you changed the currency in /includes/languages/english.php?

 

// if USE_DEFAULT_LANGUAGE_CURRENCY is true, use the following currency, instead of the applications default currency (used when changing language)
define('LANGUAGE_CURRENCY', 'USD');

 

And made the default currency in the shop admin?

 

You can also see come good tips in the installation forum in the first 2 threads.

 

HTH

 

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Australian currency symbol is AUD and not AU you need to first correct that.

 

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First of all, the code AUD is the right code.

 

I have tried it, and get the same error.

 

It seems, that the code in localisation.php dont find the result of the answer from www.oanda.com

 

function quote_oanda_currency($code, $base = DEFAULT_CURRENCY) {

$page = file('http://www.oanda.com/convert/fxdaily?value=1&redirected=1&exch=' . $code . '&format=CSV&dest=Get+Table&sel_list=AUD');

$match = array();

 

preg_match('/(.+),(\w{3}),([0-9.]+),([0-9.]+)/i', implode('', $page), $match);

if (sizeof($match) > 0) {

return $match[3];

} else {

return false;

}

}

 

The line preg_match('/(.+),(\w{3}),([0-9.]+),([0-9.]+)/i', implode('', $page), $match); gives sometimes a empty result. By trying the update of currencies 6 times i got an answer and the currencies were updated.

 

The second server xe semms to have changed the script for converting currencies, so that there never will be a correct answer.

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Thankyou all - as tomcat states Did put back to AUD - updated several times. - shopping cart and currencies no longer give errors..Appears to be working correctly now..

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