Defines the locale, the country, region, and language to use when translating wide-character constants and string literals.
#pragma setlocale( "[ locale-string ]
Because the algorithm for converting multibyte characters to wide characters may vary by locale, or the compilation may take place in a different locale from where an executable file will be run, this pragma provides a way to specify the target locale at compile time. It guarantees wide-character strings are stored in the correct format.
The default locale-string is the empty string, specified by
#pragma setlocale( "" ).
"C" locale maps each character in the string to its value as a
wchar_t. Other valid values for
setlocale are the entries found in the Language strings list. For example, you could specify:
The ability to specify a language string depends on the code page and language ID support on your computer.
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