DataSet.Locale Property

Gets or sets the locale information used to compare strings within the table.

Namespace: System.Data
Assembly: System.Data (in

public CultureInfo Locale { get; set; 
/** @property */
public CultureInfo get_Locale ()

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

public function get Locale () : CultureInfo

public function set Locale (value : CultureInfo)

Property Value

A CultureInfo that contains data about the user's machine locale. The default is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The Locale property specifies the locale for which sorting applies.

By default, setting the Locale for a DataSet also sets the Locale for each DataTable object in that DataSet to the same value.

The following example gets the CultureInfo for a DataSet and prints the DisplayName and EnglishName properties.

Private Sub GetCultureInfo()
   Dim culture As System.Globalization.CultureInfo
   culture = DataSet1.Locale
   Console.WriteLine(culture.DisplayName, culture.EnglishName)
End Sub

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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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