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CurrentCulture Property

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;
 }
   

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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