/LCID (devenv.exe)

 

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Visual Studio 2017 Documentation.

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see -LCID (devenv.exe) on docs.microsoft.com. Sets the default language used for text, currency, and other values within the integrated development environment (IDE).

devenv {/LCID|/l} LocaleID  

LocaleID
Required. The LCID (locale ID) of the language you specify.

Loads the IDE and sets the default natural language for the environment. This change is persisted between sessions and reflected on the International Settings pane of the Environment options in the Options dialog box in the IDE.

If the specified language is not available on the user's system, the /LCID switch is ignored.

The following table lists the LCIDs of the languages supported by Visual Studio.

LanguageLCID
Chinese (Simplified)2052
Chinese (Traditional)1028
English1033
French1036
German1031
Italian1040
Japanese1041
Korean1042
Spanish3082

This example loads the IDE with English resources strings.

devenv /LCID 1033  

Devenv Command Line Switches
International Settings, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Customizing window layouts

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