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FrameworkElement.Language Property

Gets or sets localization/globalization language information that applies to an element.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public XmlLanguage Language { get; set; }
<object Language="XmlLanguage" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Markup.XmlLanguage
The language information for this element. The default value is an XmlLanguage with its IetfLanguageTag value set to the string "en-US".

Identifier field

LanguageProperty

Metadata properties set to true

Inherits

The string formats follow the RFC 3066 standard. For example, U.S. English is "en-US". For more information on the values and format, see XmlLanguage.

This dependency property inherits property values. If there are child elements without other values for Language established through local values or styles, the property system will set the value to be the Language value of the nearest ancestor element with this value assigned.

XML defines the general meaning of the xml:lang attribute. Language essentially exposes the meaning of this attribute as a dependency property. Language can be adjusted programmatically, and can participate in property system value inheritance in a way that parallels how the xml:lang attribute can inherit to child element scope in XML. If you set Language, that value becomes the xml:lang and overwrites any previous value. For more information, see xml:lang Handling in XAML.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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