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National Language Support (NLS) Functions (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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The following table shows the National Language Support (NLS) functions with a description of the purpose of each.

Programming elementDescription
CompareStringThis function compares two character strings, using the locale specified by the given identifier as the basis for the comparison.
ConvertDefaultLocaleThis function converts a special default locale value to an actual locale identifier.
CreateIFEDictionaryInstanceThis function creates an instance of the IFEDictionary class.
CreateIImeIPointInstanceThis function creates an instance of the IImeIPoint2 class.
EnumCalendarInfoThis function enumerates the calendar information by calling an application-defined callback function.
EnumCalendarInfoProcThis function is an application-defined callback function.
EnumCodePagesProcThis application-defined callback function is used with the EnumSystemCodePages function.
EnumDateFormatsThis function enumerates the long or short date formats that are available for a specified locale, including date formats for any alternate calendars.
EnumDateFormatsProcThis function is an application-defined callback function. It is called because of a call to the EnumDateFormats function, and receives a pointer to a string buffer that contains a date format string.
EnumLocalesProcThis function is an application-defined callback function. It is called because of a call to the EnumSystemLocales function, and receives a pointer to a string buffer that contains a locale identifier.
EnumSystemCodePagesThis function enumerates the code pages that are either installed on or supported by a system.
EnumSystemLocalesThis function enumerates the locales that are either installed on or supported by a system.
EnumTimeFormatsThis function enumerates the time formats that are available for a specified locale.
EnumTimeFormatsProcThis function is an application-defined callback function.
FoldStringThis function maps one string to another, performing a specified transformation option.
GetACPThis function retrieves the current ANSI code-page identifier for the system.
GetCPInfoThis function retrieves information about any valid installed or available code page.
GetCurrencyFormatThis function formats a number string as a currency string for a specified locale.
GetDateFormatThis function formats a date as a date string for a specified locale.
GetLocaleInfoThis function retrieves information about a locale.
GetNumberFormatThis function formats a number string as a number string customized for a specified locale.
GetOEMCPThis function retrieves the current original equipment manufacturer (OEM) code-page identifier for the system.
GetStringTypeWThis function returns character-type information for the characters in the specified source string.
GetStringTypeExThis function returns character-type information for the characters in the specified source string.
GetSystemDefaultLangIDThis function retrieves the system default language identifier.
GetSystemDefaultLCIDThis function retrieves the system default locale identifier.
GetTimeFormatThis function formats a time as a time string for a specified locale.
GetUserDefaultLangIDThis function retrieves the user-default language identifier.
GetUserDefaultUILanguageThis function retrieves the language identifier (LANGID) for the current user's UI language selection.
IsValidCodePageThis function determines whether a specified code page is valid.
IsValidLocaleThis function applies a validity test to a locale identifier.
LCMapStringThis function maps one character string to another, performing a specified locale-dependent transformation.
SetLocaleInfoThis function sets an item of locale information
SetUserDefaultLCIDThis function sets the locale identifier (LCID) for the current user's locale selection.

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