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Scilab help >> Localization > setdefaultlanguage

setdefaultlanguage

sets and saves the internal LANGUAGE value.

Calling Sequence

setdefaultlanguage(language)

Arguments

language

with language='fr', 'en', 'ru_RU', 'zh_TW', ...

Description

setdefaultlanguage(language) changes current language and save this value in scilab.

You need to restart scilab, if you want to use menus.

setdefaultlanguage('') resets language to the system value.

setdefaultlanguage is used only Windows. On others operating systems , it returns always %f.

Examples

setdefaultlanguage('en_US')

// restart scilab
getlanguage()
setdefaultlanguage('fr_FR')

// restart scilab
getlanguage()
setdefaultlanguage('')

// restart scilab

See Also

  • getlanguage — getlanguage() returns current language used by Scilab.
  • setlanguage — Sets the internal LANGUAGE value.

Authors

  • A.C.
Scilab Enterprises
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Last updated:
Thu Mar 03 11:01:00 CET 2011