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18.     New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9

Did you know that the new Indian Rupee Symbol is supported by Tally.ERP 9? This Tally Tip will help you get the symbol and make you an early adopter of the new standard.


The new Indian Rupee symbol needs no introduction, but how adopting this new and distinct currency symbol will impact the overall Indian business and economy is bigger than just having a change in symbol First, its unique symbol gives Indian Rupee an identity, which stands out much more than the old Rs. or INR. With this new symbol, Indian Rupee becomes the only 5th currency globally to have a symbol after the four currencies Japan Yen, US Dollar, British Pound and Euro. The standardization of Indian Rupee symbol will make Indian Rupee easily recognizable in the International market and identifying the new symbol will be much quicker during all financial transactions.


The distinctive identity will also help the Indian Rupee to differentiate itself from many other Rupee or Rupiah used in Indian neighboring countries like Nepal, Sri Lanka etc.  Plus,  having  a unique  and  a standard  symbol  will  make  your documents  look professional. It has been more than a year since the Indian Rupee Symbol was made available for download, but there are hardly any software or applications that support this new symbol by default. You might be surprised to hear that many Tally.ERP 9 users have already been using this new symbol in their day to day business. The new rupee symbol is supported from Tally.ERP 9 Series A, Release 3.0 onwards. In case of earlier versions, then upon successful upgrade to Tally.ERP 9 Series A Release 3.0 or above, you can utilize these tips to help you convert the previous Indian rupee symbol Rs to the new symbol   .



Note: Tally.ERP 9 Series A Release 3.0 or above installed on Windows 98/Me will display () instead of , as these Operating Systems do not support Unicode.



After successful upgrade to Tally.ERP 9 Series A (Release 3.0 or above), load the company  which  was created in youprevious  Tally.ERP  9 (before  Tally.ERP  9 Series A Release 3.0) using the following steps:


Go to Gateway of Tally > Comp Info. > Select Company.


Select  the  Company  which  was  created  on  Tally.ERP  9  (before  Series  A, Release 3.0) as shown:



New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9


Press Enter.


Now, there are two instances in which the Indian Rupee Rs could be used by a company as the base currency or as a foreign currency. Based on the way the Rssymbol was used in Tally.ERP 9, you can follow the steps given below to convert Rs to .



Converting the base currency Rs to new Indian Rupee symbol :



After the company is loaded successfully, the screen will show a prompt to convert base currency symbol from ‘Rs to as shown below:


New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9


Select Yes and Tally.ERP 9 Series A Release 3.0 will do the rest. You will get the Currency Conversion is successful screen as shown:





New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9


Converting  Indian Rupee symbol ‘Rs’ used as foreign currency to new  Indian

Rupee symbol ‘ ₹’:


After  loading  the  company  having  Indian  rupee  Rs as  one  of  its  foreign currencies, the prompt will be displayed to convert foreign currency from Rs to .



New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9



Select Yes to automate the currency symbol conversion process.



In case you have not converted you currency initially, but wish to convert the same at a later date, then this is also possible in Tally.ERP 9. If on loading of the company, you have skipped the currency conversion process by clicking No, the screen below will be displayed:



New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9



To change the currency later on,

Go to Gateway of Tally > Accounts Info. > Currencies > Alter




New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9




Select Rs. and press Enter.

On the currency alternation screen, Rs.’ will be displayed in the ‘Symbol field.


New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9


Press Ctrl+4 to change Rs to . (Use the 4’ key with $’ symbol, not the 4 on the Number Pad) as shown:



New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9


Keep the rest of the fields as their default value and accept the screen.


The next screen will show the new symbol in the drop down. This means that currency symbol conversion was successful.



New Rupee Symbol in Tally.ERP 9


Converting the old rupee symbol Rs to the new will make your business ready for the new standard.  Not only will it make your documents professional, but position you as an early and proud user of our new currency symbol.


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