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InputLanguage.DefaultInputLanguage Property

Gets the default input language for the system.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static InputLanguage DefaultInputLanguage { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.InputLanguage
An InputLanguage representing the default input language for the system.

The following code example gets the default input language and prints its name in a text box. This code assumes that textBox1 has been instantiated.

 public void MyDefaultInputLanguage() {
    // Gets the default input language  and prints it in a text box.
    InputLanguage myDefaultLanguage = InputLanguage.DefaultInputLanguage;
    textBox1.Text = "Default input language is: " + myDefaultLanguage.Culture.EnglishName;

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.