IXpsOMVisual::SetLanguage method

Sets the Language property of the visual.


HRESULT SetLanguage(
  LPCWSTR language



The language string that specifies the language of the visual and of its contents. A NULL pointer clears the Language property.

Return Value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the table that follows. For information about XPS document API return values that are not listed in this table, see XPS Document Errors.

Return code Description
The method succeeded.
The value of language is formatted incorrectly or specifies a language that is not valid.


The recommended encoding for the Language property is specified in Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) RFC 3066r.


Minimum supported client Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header xpsobjectmodel.h

See Also


Standard ECMA-376, Office Open XML File Formats

XML Paper Specification

XPS Document Errors