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Currency Conversion using Live.com

Currency Conversion using Live.com

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In some previous blog posts (here and here) I talked about some little-known features of the live.com search engine that I find really useful.

Here’s another one: currency conversion. I don’t know about you but I’m always searching for currency conversion websites but actually you can do it right from the search box. Try typing “3000 south african rands in british pounds” to get….well, SA rands converted to British pounds:

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Or if you don’t want to type that much, try the currency abbreviation symbols such as GBP for sterling and USD for US Dollars:

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