CultureInfo.GetCultureInfo Method (String, String)
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public static function GetCultureInfo ( name : String, altName : String ) : CultureInfo
The name of a culture.
Return ValueA read-only CultureInfo object.
The GetCultureInfo method obtains a cached, read-only culture object more quickly than a new culture object can be created with a CultureInfo constructor. Clear the cache with the ClearCachedData method.
The GetCultureInfo method is typically used by tools that need to efficiently load resources or create multiple instances of a culture.
Use the GetCultureInfo method to create a culture similar to name, but with different sorting and casing rules.
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
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