GetSystemDefaultLCID function

Returns the locale identifier for the system locale.

Note  Any application that runs only on Windows Vista and later should use GetSystemDefaultLocaleName in preference to this function.

 

Syntax

LCID GetSystemDefaultLCID(

);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Value

Returns the locale identifier for the system default locale, identified by LOCALE_SYSTEM_DEFAULT.

Remarks

This function can retrieve data from custom locales. Data is not guaranteed to be the same from computer to computer or between runs of an application. If your application must persist or transmit data, see Using Persistent Locale Data.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winnls.h (include Windows.h)
Library Kernel32.lib
DLL Kernel32.dll

See Also

ConvertDefaultLocale

GetLocaleInfo

GetSystemDefaultLocaleName

GetUserDefaultLCID

National Language Support

National Language Support Functions