Defines the types of culture lists that can be retrieved using the CultureInfo.GetCultures method.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
All cultures that ship with the .NET Framework, including neutral and specific cultures, cultures installed in the Windows operating system, and custom cultures created by the user.
is a composite field that includes the , , and values.
Obsolete.This member is deprecated; using this value with CultureInfo.GetCultures returns neutral and specific cultures shipped with the .NET Framework 2.0.
All cultures that are installed in the Windows operating system. Note that not all cultures supported by the .NET Framework are installed in the operating system.
Cultures that are associated with a language but are not specific to a country/region. The names of .NET Framework cultures consist of the lowercase two-letter code derived from ISO 639-1. For example: "en" (English) is a neutral culture.
Custom cultures created by the user that replace cultures shipped with the .NET Framework.
Cultures that are specific to a country/region. The names of these cultures follow RFC 4646 (Windows Vista and later). The format is "<languagecode2>-<country/regioncode2>", where <languagecode2> is a lowercase two-letter code derived from ISO 639-1 and <country/regioncode2> is an uppercase two-letter code derived from ISO 3166. For example, "en-US" for English (United States) is a specific culture.
Custom cultures created by the user.
Obsolete.This member is deprecated. If it is used as an argument to the CultureInfo.GetCultures method, the method returns an empty array.
These culture type values are returned by the CultureInfo.CultureTypes property, and also serve as a filter that limits the cultures returned by the CultureInfo.GetCultures method. For more information on cultures, see CultureInfo.
Generally, your application should enumerate all cultures, using thevalue. This allows enumeration of custom cultures, as well as the other culture types.
Note that theand members have been deprecated.
The following example demonstrates the CultureTypes property.enumeration and the
The following example displays several properties of the neutral cultures.
Available since 1.1