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NAME
Get-UICulture

SYNOPSIS
Gets the current user interface (UI) culture settings in the operating system.

SYNTAX
Get-UICulture []


DESCRIPTION
The Get-UICulture cmdlet gets information about the current UI culture settings for Windows. The UI culture determi
nes which text strings are used for user interface elements, such as menus and messages.

You can also use the Get-Culture cmdlet, which gets the current culture on the system. The culture determines the d
isplay format of items such as numbers, currency, and dates.


PARAMETERS

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

INPUTS
None
You cannot pipe input to this cmdlet.


OUTPUTS
System.Globalization.CultureInfo
Get-UICulture returns an object that represents the current UI culture.


NOTES


You can also use the $PsCulture and $PsUICulture variables. The $PsCulture variable stores the name of the curr
ent culture, and the $PsUICulture variable stores the name of the current UI culture.


-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------

C:\PS>get-uiculture


Description
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This command gets the current UI culture information.





-------------------------- EXAMPLE 2 --------------------------

C:\PS>get-uiculture | format-list *


Description
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This command displays the values of all of the properties of the current UI culture in a list.





-------------------------- EXAMPLE 3 --------------------------

C:\PS>(get-uiculture).calendar


Description
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This command displays the current values for the Calendar property of the current UI culture. Calendar is just one
property of UI culture. To see all of the properties, type "get-uiculture | get-member".





-------------------------- EXAMPLE 4 --------------------------

C:\PS>(get-uiculture).datetimeformat.shortdatepattern


Description
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This command displays the short date pattern for the current UI culture. To see all of the subproperties of the Dat
eTimeFormat property of the UI culture, type "(get-uiculture).datetimeformat | gm".






RELATED LINKS
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