InputLanguageManager Class

Provides facilities for managing input languages in Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF).

Namespace: System.Windows.Input
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:

Public NotInheritable Class InputLanguageManager
	Inherits DispatcherObject
Dim instance As InputLanguageManager

public final class InputLanguageManager extends DispatcherObject
public final class InputLanguageManager extends DispatcherObject
You cannot use this managed class in XAML.

Additional languages can be registered by using the Regional and Language Options control panel. From the Languages tab, select "Text Services and input languages", then click the "Details" button to register additional languages. The following dialog appears.

Text services and input languages dialog.

The following example demonstrates how to use an InputLanguageManager to set the input language of a TextBox element.

InputLanguageManager.SetInputLanguage(myTextBox, CultureInfo.CreateSpecificCulture("fr"));
tb2.Text = "Available Input Languages:";
lb1.ItemsSource = InputLanguageManager.Current.AvailableInputLanguages;
tb3.Text = "Input Language of myTextBox is " + InputLanguageManager.GetInputLanguage(myTextBox).ToString();
tb4.Text = "CurrentCulture is Set to " + this.Dispatcher.Thread.CurrentCulture.Name.ToString();


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0