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InputLanguage.Handle Property

Gets the handle for the input language.

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

public IntPtr Handle { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.IntPtr
An IntPtr that represents the handle of this input language.

The following code example gets the current input language. Then it calls Handle to get the handle and prints the results in a text box. The example requires that textBox1 has been instantiated.

 public void MyHandle() {
    // Gets the current input language.
    InputLanguage myCurrentLanguage = InputLanguage.CurrentInputLanguage;

    // Gets a handle for the language  and prints the number.
    IntPtr myHandle = myCurrentLanguage.Handle;
    textBox1.Text = "The handle number is: " + myHandle.ToString();

.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.