Multilingual User Interface (MUI) (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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The Multilingual User Interface (MUI) allows users to change the language of the user interface (UI). To make this possible, the MUI uses a single core binary that includes the system default language, together with one resource dynamic-link library (DLL) for each additional target language. The target device boots with the system default language and then a new user-selected language goes into effect after a soft reset. This switch requires recreating windows, menus, and dialog boxes with the newly loaded resources. In addition, to be considered successful, the language switch must display these elements with the correct fonts and with the correct locale-specific information.

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Multilingual User Interface (MUI) OS Design Development
Provides information about the MUI support that is helpful when designing and developing a Windows CE OS. This includes dependency information, the modules and components that implement MUI and MUI implementation considerations.
Multilingual User Interface (MUI) Application Development
Provides an overview of the MUI architecture that is implmented in Windows CE. Provides instructions on how to work with fonts in a multilingual user interface-environment and shows how to use MUI with applications.
How to Create a Multilingual Run-time Image Using MUI
Provides instructions on how to create a run-time image for a Windows CE PC-based hardware platform (CEPC) using MUI.
Multilingual User Interface (MUI) Registry Settings
Provides registry-related information for MUI.
Multilingual User Interface (MUI) Security
Provides security-related information for MUI.
Multilingual User Interface (MUI) Migration
Provides information about factors to consider when migrating to a newer version of Windows CE.
Multilingual User Interface (MUI) Samples
Provides sample-related information for MUI.
Multilingual User Interface (MUI) Reference
Provides reference pages for the MUI application programming interface.

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Provides an overview of the international technologies supported in Windows CE, and describes how to design and program a global application.

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