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Application.CurrentCulture Property

Gets or sets the culture information for the current thread.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static CultureInfo CurrentCulture { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo
A CultureInfo representing the culture information for the current thread.

The following code example gets this property and displays its value in a text box. The example requires that textBox1 has been placed on a form.

private void PrintCurrentCulture() {
    textBox1.Text = "The current culture is: " +
       Application.CurrentCulture.EnglishName;
 }

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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