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Creating a new blockchain with the Nxt Blockchain Creation Kit, is it possible to use a coin symbol prefix beginning with a digit in the wallet address?

I get an error that the address is malformed when I try this. Should I look for an error, or is this impossible?

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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is unrelated to Bitcoin. – Anonymous Oct 12 '18 at 11:25
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    Please provide the prefix you try and the error – Petko Petkov Oct 13 '18 at 9:19
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    Error: "The recipient address is malformed." The prefix would reveal the project prematurely... – CryptoWoman Oct 13 '18 at 12:06
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No, adding a coin symbol prefix is not doable as it will impact other functions that might take it as a parameter. Your better off just doing it on the front end using a css :before class using the content: property.

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    We discovered that we could add the prefix by editing the Constants.java file. – CryptoWoman Oct 17 '18 at 3:50
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It should be OK for the prefix to start with digit. Or at least this works for me in Constants.java:

public static final String COIN_SYMBOL = "5Coin";
public static final String ACCOUNT_PREFIX = "5CN";
public static final String PROJECT_NAME = "5Coin";

Now accounts look like 5CN-P6F5-J7VU-RWHZ-9LXN8 and the coin name as displayed in UI is 5Coin.

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    Thanks, we got it to appear in the UI, the error appeared when we tried to send funds. Error: "The recipient address is malformed." – CryptoWoman Oct 13 '18 at 10:52

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