Globalization​Preferences Globalization​Preferences Globalization​Preferences Class

Definition

A static class for holding various user globalization preferences.

public static class GlobalizationPreferencespublic static class GlobalizationPreferencesPublic Static Class GlobalizationPreferences
Attributes
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)

Remarks

Examples

// Obtain the user's home geographic region.
var globalizationPreferences = Windows.System.UserProfile.GlobalizationPreferences;
var region = globalizationPreferences.homeGeographicRegion;
// Obtain the user's home geographic region.
var region = Windows.System.UserProfile.GlobalizationPreferences.HomeGeographicRegion;

Properties

Calendars Calendars Calendars

Gets the set of calendars that are preferred by the user, in order of preference.

public static IVectorView<string> Calendars { get; }public static IVectorView<string> Calendars { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property Calendars As IVectorView<string>
Value

One or more calendar identifiers for the user's preferred calendars.

Attributes

Clocks Clocks Clocks

Gets the set of clocks that are preferred by the user, in order of preference.

public static IVectorView<string> Clocks { get; }public static IVectorView<string> Clocks { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property Clocks As IVectorView<string>
Value

One or more clock identifiers for the user's preferred clocks.

Attributes

Currencies Currencies Currencies

Gets the set of currencies that are preferred by the user, in order of preference.

public static IVectorView<string> Currencies { get; }public static IVectorView<string> Currencies { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property Currencies As IVectorView<string>
Value

One or more currency identifiers for the user's preferred currencies.

Attributes

HomeGeographicRegion HomeGeographicRegion HomeGeographicRegion

Gets the user's home geographic region.

public static PlatForm::String HomeGeographicRegion { get; }public static string HomeGeographicRegion { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property HomeGeographicRegion As string
Value
string string string

The GeographicRegion identifier that represents the user's home location.

Attributes

Languages Languages Languages

Gets the set of languages that are preferred by the user, in order of preference.

public static IVectorView<string> Languages { get; }public static IVectorView<string> Languages { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property Languages As IVectorView<string>
Value

One or more language identifiers for the user's preferred languages.

Attributes
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WeekStartsOn WeekStartsOn WeekStartsOn

Gets the day of the week that is considered to be the first day of the week.

public static DayOfWeek WeekStartsOn { get; }public static DayOfWeek WeekStartsOn { get; }Public Static ReadOnly Property WeekStartsOn As DayOfWeek
Value
DayOfWeek DayOfWeek DayOfWeek

The day of the week that the week starts on.

Attributes

Methods

TrySetHomeGeographicRegion(String) TrySetHomeGeographicRegion(String) TrySetHomeGeographicRegion(String)

Prerelease. Attempts to set the user's home geographic region.

public static PlatForm::Boolean TrySetHomeGeographicRegion(String region)public static bool TrySetHomeGeographicRegion(String region)Public Static Function TrySetHomeGeographicRegion(region As String) As bool
Parameters
region
System.String System.String System.String

The GeographicRegion identifier that represents the user's home location.

Returns
bool bool bool

true if HomeGeographicRegion was set; otherwise, false.

Attributes
Additional features and requirements
Device family
Windows 10 Insider Preview (introduced v10.0.16190.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v5)

TrySetLanguages(IIterable<String>) TrySetLanguages(IIterable<String>) TrySetLanguages(IIterable<String>)

Prerelease. Attempts to set the preferred languages.

public static PlatForm::Boolean TrySetLanguages(IIterable<String> languageTags)public static bool TrySetLanguages(IIterable<String> languageTags)Public Static Function TrySetLanguages(languageTags As IIterable<String>) As bool
Parameters
languageTags

One or more language identifiers for the user's preferred languages.

Returns
bool bool bool

true if Languages was set; otherwise, false.

Attributes
Additional features and requirements
Device family
Windows 10 Insider Preview (introduced v10.0.16190.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v5)

See Also