dcragg at lacscentre.co.uk
Mon Nov 13 08:28:13 EST 2006
On 13 Nov 2006, at 12:41, Malte Brill wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am looking for a way to reliably detect the Systemlanguage cross
> platform. I can not come up with an easy way to do this from within
> What I am using now to detect german:
> set the useSystemDate to true
> if "Donnerstag" is among the lines of the weekdaynames then
> -- it is german
> end if
> Does anyone see a problem with this? Is there an easier / more
> elegant way to do this?
On Mac OS X at least (but I think on Windows too) users can override
the default date format. For example, on my otherwise English OS, I
can select a German date format as the system date.
I don't know of another way to do this, but I bet someone can.
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