Bug 28353 - Setting Thread CultureInfo not recognized
Summary: Setting Thread CultureInfo not recognized
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Gtk#
Classification: Mono
Component: gtk-sharp ()
Version: 2.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-03-24 03:24 UTC by Sven
Modified: 2015-03-24 03:26 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Sven 2015-03-24 03:24:56 UTC
Changing the CultureInfo of the current thread via following code doesn't work on windows:

Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = new CultureInfo("en-US");

I use the following code, but the language of my application is always system specified:

Catalog.Init("AudioCuesheetEditor", Path.GetFullPath(Path.GetDirectoryName(Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().Location) + MainClass.CONST_STR_LOCALE_PATH));
//Set the locale
log.debug("CultureInfo.CurrentCulture = " + CultureInfo.CurrentCulture);
if (Program.getInstance().getObjOption().getStrSelectedLanguage() != null)
    log.debug("Program.getInstance().getObjOption().getStrSelectedLanguage() = " + Program.getInstance().getObjOption().getStrSelectedLanguage());
    Thread.CurrentThread.CurrentCulture = new CultureInfo(Program.getInstance().getObjOption().getStrSelectedLanguage());
    if (Environment.OSVersion.Platform == PlatformID.Unix)
        //Mono Linux hack
        Environment.SetEnvironmentVariable("LANGUAGE", Program.getInstance().getObjOption().getStrSelectedLanguage().Replace("-", "_"));
Comment 1 Sven 2015-03-24 03:26:21 UTC
On linux, the hack works fine and the language of the application is changed. If I try this on windows, nothing happens. If I open cmd.exe and enter "SET LANG=en" and afterwards open my application, the language is changed.