In Dropdown currencies are listed as($,€,₤). Based on the selected currency, prices will display in other page like ($10,€10,₤10). Using the below code, I got the selected value from the dropdown.

    WebElement select=driver.findElement(By.className("selected"));
    System.out.println("Currency Selected:" +select.getText());

When I print the value its coming as ? instead of $. How to print the currency value. And check whether the $ currency is displaying in other page.

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    Are you sure your terminal (or whatever you are using for output) is capable of printing currency symbols correctly?
    – user246
    Jul 8, 2014 at 19:41
  • Thanks. It worked after changing the console encoding to UTF-8
    – STE
    Jul 9, 2014 at 14:51
  • Don't forget to accept an answer if you found it helpful. =)
    – corsiKa
    Nov 10, 2014 at 19:55

1 Answer 1


Instead of simple System.out.println (last line in your example)

try out the following:

PrintStream out = new PrintStream(System.out, true, "UTF-8");
out.println("Currency Selected:" +select.getText());

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