Internationalizing a GUI Form in NetBeans IDE 5.0

Hi all,

I am trying to internationalize an applet in Netbeans 5.0
I have read and implemented the tutorial at http://www.netbeans.org/kb/articles/gui-i18n.html
But the problem is the tutorial is meant for an application. But I do have an applet.

For an application - as you know - we use a ResourceBundle and property file to internationalize labels and all other text. And then when we run the application we use the parameters for English : -Duser.language=en -Duser.country=GB
There is no problem with that. But an applet is not executed this way. I cannot use the same VM options for an applet.

Does anybody know how to run the internationalized applet?

Thanks in advance,
Baris
barisdur76Asked:
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CEHJCommented:
>>I don't get them and use them at all.

Then you don't need them in the applet. The platform defaults of the client machine will be used
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CEHJCommented:
You can put those parameters in the applet parameters. ResourceBundles can be read too
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objectsCommented:
for an applet you'd pass the parameters as applet parameters in the applet tag.
And then access then from the applet context.

Alternatively you could use whatever values are already set in the system properties, ie. the users current settings.
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barisdur76Author Commented:
OK,
You tell me to modify the HTML code and add -Duser.language and Duser.country parameters and set them as needed. Then i should use them in the applet.
But indeed I don't use those parameters in the test application. I don't get them and use them at all.
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objectsCommented:
> But indeed I don't use those parameters in the test application. I don't get them and use them at all.

Then as I mentioned above theres nothing you need to do.
You only need to specify them as applet params if you want to overide client settings according to some server side prefs you may have.
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