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Thread.CurrentCulture Property

Gets or sets the culture for the current thread.

Namespace: System.Threading
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public CultureInfo CurrentCulture { get; set; }
/** @property */
public CultureInfo get_CurrentCulture ()

/** @property */
public void set_CurrentCulture (CultureInfo value)

public function get CurrentCulture () : CultureInfo

public function set CurrentCulture (value : CultureInfo)

Property Value

A CultureInfo representing the culture for the current thread.

The following code example shows the threading statement that allows the user interface of a Windows Forms to display in the culture that is set in Control Panel. Additional code is needed.

// Compile with option /t:winexe.

using System;
using System.Threading;
using System.Windows.Forms;

class UICulture : Form
{
    public UICulture()
    {
        // Set the user interface to display in the
        // same culture as that set in Control Panel.
        Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentUICulture = 
            Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture;

        // Add additional code.
    }

    [STAThreadAttribute]
    static void Main()
    {
        Application.Run(new UICulture());
    }
}

// Compile with option /t:winexe.
import System.*;
import System.Threading.*;
import System.Threading.Thread;
import System.Windows.Forms.*;

class UICulture extends Form
{
    public UICulture()
    {
        // Set the user interface to display in the
        // same culture as that set in Control Panel.
        Thread.get_CurrentThread().set_CurrentUICulture(
            Thread.get_CurrentThread().get_CurrentCulture());
        // Add additional code.
    } //UICulture


    /** @attribute STAThreadAttribute()
     */
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        Application.Run(new UICulture());
    } //main
} //UICulture

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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