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Page.Culture Property

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Sets the culture ID for the Thread object associated with the page.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public string Culture { get; set; }
<asp:Page Culture="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
A valid culture ID.

Set the Culture attribute in the @ Page directive in the .aspx file. When the page is requested, the dynamically generated class sets the value of this property. In addition, you can also explicitly set the value of the Culture property programmatically or in the globalization element of the Web.config file.

The Culture property is used to help localize page content. You can set it to any valid culture ID. For example, the en-us culture ID sets the page to American English, while the fr culture ID sets the page to French. You can also set the value to auto which will perform automatic detection of the browser's preferred language and set it. The automatic language detection can be qualified with a default value such as auto:en-us.

For more information, see the CultureInfo class overview.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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