I have added custom option in product as selectbox. Its showing fine on frontend but in select box + sign its showing. Is there a way to remove + Sign Symobl

Select Box here

Select Box options are

-- Please Select --

400x600x300 + Rs1,992.00

450x600x300 + Rs2,121.00

I have change js/varien/configurable.js changed this line

var str = '';
    price = parseFloat(price);
            str+= '-';
            price = -price;
            str+= '+'; **to**
            str+= ' '; 

But it's not working.


The "+" sign indicates that there is an additional charge for the custom option in addition to the product price.

If you set a price to the custom option, the "+" sign will appear together with the price. This is actually a good thing indicating your customers that there is an extra price for the option.

Here's how to find out, where the "+" sign comes from and how to change it:

First: Enable template hints form the backend and add Block names:

  • System > Configuration > Developer > Debug > Template Path Hints
  • System > Configuration > Developer > Debug > Add Block Names

From there you can see, that the template frontend\base\default\template\catalog\product\view\options\type\select.phtml with its block Mage_Catalog_Block_Product_View_Options_Type_Select is used.

In the Template, the getValuesHtml() method is called from the block.

The getValuesHtml() method contains a call to _formatPrice():

foreach ($_option->getValues() as $_value) {
                $priceStr = $this->_formatPrice(array(
                    'is_percent'    => ($_value->getPriceType() == 'percent'),
                    'pricing_value' => $_value->getPrice(($_value->getPriceType() == 'percent'))
                ), false);

_formatPrice() is a function of Mage_Catalog_Block_Product_View_Options_Abstract where the "+" sign is set:

protected function _formatPrice($value, $flag=true)     {
        $sign = '+';

How to change it:

Please do not edit core files (PHP or JavaScript) of your Magento installation.

The best way would be to declare a new block (in a base-module you have or a new one), for example YourNamespace_YourModule_Product_View_Options_Type_Select which extends from Mage_Catalog_Block_Product_View_Options_Type_Select where you override the protected _formatPrice() function.

You will then need to change the block in your local.xml:

<block type="catalog/product_view" ...>
<action method="addOptionRenderer">

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