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Scilab help >> Localization > setdefaultlanguage

setdefaultlanguage

sets and saves the internal LANGUAGE value.

Calling Sequence

setdefaultlanguage(language)

Arguments

language

a string, can have following values: 'fr', 'en', 'ru_RU', 'zh_TW', ...

Description

setdefaultlanguage(language) changes current language and saves this value in Scilab.

You have 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 — returns current language used by Scilab.
  • setlanguage — sets the internal LANGUAGE value (for Windows only)
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