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LB_GETLOCALE message

Gets the current locale of the list box. You can use the locale to determine the correct sorting order of displayed text (for list boxes with the LBS_SORT style) and of text added by the LB_ADDSTRING message.

Parameters

wParam

Not used; must be zero.

lParam

Not used; must be zero.

Return value

The return value specifies the current locale of the list box. The HIWORD contains the country/region code and the LOWORD contains the language identifier.

Remarks

The language identifier consists of a sublanguage identifier and a primary language identifier. Use the PRIMARYLANGID macro to extract the primary language identifier from the LOWORD of the return value, and the SUBLANGID macro to extract the sublanguage identifier.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

See also

Reference
LB_ADDSTRING
LB_SETLOCALE
Other Resources
PRIMARYLANGID
SUBLANGID

 

 

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