Question about currencies

Alvaro Soliverez asoliverez at
Tue May 6 11:52:52 BST 2014

Hi John,
Thanks for your answer.
Since this is to replace existing working code, I'll wait for
KStandards to be implemented.


On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 7:29 AM, John Layt <john at> wrote:
> On 5 May 2014 23:03, Alvaro Soliverez <asoliverez at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I have a question about the currency features. In KLocale, you can get
>> KCurrencyCode for the current locale, which is fine.
>> Now, for KMyMoney we need to get the list of all currencies for all
>> countries (since a user usually deals with multiple currencies).
>> I haven't found an API for this, only the KLocale one for current
>> locale. Is there any other way to access the list of currencies?
> Yes there is api, you need the static method
> KCurrencyCode::allCurrencyCodesList() which by default returns *all*
> currency codes available regardless of status, but you can pass in the
> status you require, e.g. usually just ActiveStatus.  Other
> KCurrencyCode static methods are isValid() to check if a given string
> code is supported, and currencyCodeToName() to get the currency name
> for any valid code in any KDE supported language.
> Note you can also get a list of preferred currencies for a given
> locale using KLocale::currencyCodeList().
> As Aleix and Alex note, KCurrencyCode will be deprecated for KF5 as it
> is too tightly bound with KLocale, but a very similar API will be
> implemented in a new tier 1 framework KStandards that will support all
> sorts of standard ISO codes like Currency, Country, Language, etc
> using json data files.  Formatting and parsing will be done using
> QLocale, with KStandards adding all the extra features that Qt is
> unwilling to provide.
> Cheers!
> John.

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