getting the selected language

Scott Rossi scott at
Thu Jul 29 14:38:40 EDT 2010

Recently, jim sims wrote:

> To get the selected language in OS X it seems that the following works well:
> put replaceText(shell("defaults read NSGlobalDomain
> AppleLanguages"),"(\s|\(|\))","") into theLanguagesList
> How does one get the same information on a Windows machine?

Jim, you can try the "language specs" stack on my site that retrieves
language info for Mac/Win systems:


I haven't tested on Win7, but assuming Win7 is a lot like Vista it should


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design

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