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How do you handle LCID issues in ASP.Net?

sybe asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
Just switched from Classic ASP to ASP.Net.

I am a bit lost in how to use to handle to LCID setting in ASP.Net. Most application I write are for a Dutch audience (LCID = 1043). On the other hand I don't want to have everything in Dutch while developing, because that also produces error messages in Dutch and those are quite useless when searching on error messages.

In Classic ASP (VBScript) I did often use the SetLocale function. The good thing of that is that it can be changed for every line of code. The SetLocale function seems not to be available in ASP.Net.

My question: how do you handle LCID issues in ASP.Net.

To be more concrete, in the following case:

The application sends an email. The email is in Dutch. The email contains date, which come from a database and need to be formatted with Dutch LCID (with the FormatDateTime() function). But - as I said - if there are any runtime errors on the page, I want to see them in US-EN.

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