SetCultures Method (String)
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HostingEnvironment.SetCultures Method (String)

Sets the current thread to the culture of the specified virtual path.

Namespace:  System.Web.Hosting
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static IDisposable SetCultures(
	string virtualPath


Type: System.String
The path containing the culture information.

Return Value

Type: System.IDisposable
An IDisposable object that represents the culture prior to changing; this object can be used to revert to the previous culture.

The SetCultures method sets the current thread to the culture that results after applying all globalization elements in the configuration files affecting the specified virtual path.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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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