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Get DEFAULT language used in the operating system

Posted on 2004-03-25
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Is there any way to get the default language used in the OS,
from the Registry.

Are there some registry key/value i can read it from?

Thank you.
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Question by:visexpert
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In Delphi
   SysLocale: TSysLocale
In Registry (what I know)
   HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\International
   sLanguage
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var
  Ident: Integer;
  defaultLang: PChar;
const
  Size: Integer = 250;
begin
  GetMem(defaultLang, Size);
  Ident:=GetSystemDefaultLangID;
  VerLanguageName(Ident, defaultLang, Size);  
  showmessage(StrPas(defaultLang));
 FreeMem(defaultLang);
end;

Shane
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