InputLanguageManager.SetInputLanguage Method

Sets the value of the InputLanguage attached property on the specified dependency object.

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

public static void SetInputLanguage(
	DependencyObject target,
	CultureInfo inputLanguage
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The dependency object on which to set the InputLanguage attached property.

Type: System.Globalization.CultureInfo

A CultureInfo object representing the new value for the InputLanguage attached property.


Raised when target is null.

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();

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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