CultureAndRegionModifiers Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Specifies constants that define a CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder object.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

Namespace: System.Globalization
Assembly: sysglobl (in sysglobl.dll)

'Declaration
<FlagsAttribute> _
Public Enumeration CultureAndRegionModifiers
'Usage
Dim instance As CultureAndRegionModifiers

/** @attribute FlagsAttribute() */ 
public enum CultureAndRegionModifiers
FlagsAttribute 
public enum CultureAndRegionModifiers

 Member nameDescription
NeutralA neutral custom culture. 
NoneA specific, supplemental custom culture. 
ReplacementA custom culture that replaces an existing .NET Framework culture or Windows Locale. 

Specify a bitwise combination of one or more CultureAndRegionModifiers values as a parameter of the System.Globalization.CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder constructor. Use the resulting CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder object to create a custom culture.

A custom culture can have a combination of these characteristics:

  • A custom culture can be a specific culture or a neutral culture.

    A specific culture specifies a language and a region, while a neutral culture specifies a language but no region.

  • A custom culture can be a replacement culture or a supplemental culture.

    A replacement culture replaces a culture that ships with the .NET Framework or a Locale that ships with Windows.

    A supplemental culture is anything other than a replacement culture. A supplemental culture can be entirely new, or can extend an existing .NET Framework culture or Windows Locale.

The following code example creates a custom culture with a private use prefix, then lists a set of its properties. The first property is the name of the culture.

' This example demonstrates a System.Globalization.Culture-
' AndRegionInfoBuilder constructor and some of the properties 
' of the CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder object that is created.
' Compile this example with a reference to sysglobl.dll.

Imports System
Imports System.Globalization

Class Sample
    Public Shared Sub Main() 
        
        ' Construct a new, privately used culture that extends the en-US culture 
        ' provided by the .NET Framework. In this sample, the CultureAndRegion-
        ' Types.Specific parameter creates a minimal CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder 
        ' object that you must populate with culture and region information.

        Dim cib As CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder = Nothing
        Try
            cib = New CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder("x-en-US-sample", _
                                                   CultureAndRegionModifiers.None)
        Catch ae As ArgumentException
            Console.WriteLine(ae)
            Return
        End Try
        
        ' Populate the new CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder object with culture information.

        Dim ci As New CultureInfo("en-US")
        cib.LoadDataFromCultureInfo(ci)
        
        ' Populate the new CultureAndRegionInfoBuilder object with region information.

        Dim ri As New RegionInfo("US")
        cib.LoadDataFromRegionInfo(ri)
        
        ' Display some of the properties for the x-en-US-sample custom culture.

        Console.Clear()
        Console.WriteLine("CultureName:. . . . . . . . . . {0}", cib.CultureName)
        Console.WriteLine("CultureEnglishName: . . . . . . {0}", cib.CultureEnglishName)
        Console.WriteLine("CultureNativeName:. . . . . . . {0}", cib.CultureNativeName)
        Console.WriteLine("GeoId:. . . . . . . . . . . . . {0}", cib.GeoId)
        Console.WriteLine("IsMetric: . . . . . . . . . . . {0}", cib.IsMetric)
        Console.WriteLine("ISOCurrencySymbol:. . . . . . . {0}", cib.ISOCurrencySymbol)
        Console.WriteLine("RegionEnglishName:. . . . . . . {0}", cib.RegionEnglishName)
        Console.WriteLine("RegionName: . . . . . . . . . . {0}", cib.RegionName)
        Console.WriteLine("RegionNativeName: . . . . . . . {0}", cib.RegionNativeName)
        Console.WriteLine("ThreeLetterISOLanguageName: . . {0}", cib.ThreeLetterISOLanguageName)
        Console.WriteLine("ThreeLetterISORegionName: . . . {0}", cib.ThreeLetterISORegionName)
        Console.WriteLine("ThreeLetterWindowsLanguageName: {0}", cib.ThreeLetterWindowsLanguageName)
        Console.WriteLine("ThreeLetterWindowsRegionName: . {0}", cib.ThreeLetterWindowsRegionName)
        Console.WriteLine("TwoLetterISOLanguageName: . . . {0}", cib.TwoLetterISOLanguageName)
        Console.WriteLine("TwoLetterISORegionName: . . . . {0}", cib.TwoLetterISORegionName)
    
    End Sub 'Main
End Class 'Sample
'
'This code example produces the following results:
'
'CultureName:. . . . . . . . . . x-en-US-sample
'CultureEnglishName: . . . . . . English
'CultureNativeName:. . . . . . . English
'GeoId:. . . . . . . . . . . . . 244
'IsMetric: . . . . . . . . . . . False
'ISOCurrencySymbol:. . . . . . . USD
'RegionEnglishName:. . . . . . . United States
'RegionName: . . . . . . . . . . US
'RegionNativeName: . . . . . . . United States
'ThreeLetterISOLanguageName: . . eng
'ThreeLetterISORegionName: . . . USA
'ThreeLetterWindowsLanguageName: ENU
'ThreeLetterWindowsRegionName: . USA
'TwoLetterISOLanguageName: . . . en
'TwoLetterISORegionName: . . . . US
'

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

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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