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Get(SystemLanguage)

Returns the language currently set on the current system.

Format 

Get ( SystemLanguage )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier

Description 

Get(SystemLanguage) is evaluated on current regional format setting in Settings (Windows) or in System Preferences (macOS). The text that is returned is in the English language.

For hosted databases, Get(SystemLanguage) returns the client’s current system language.

Notes 

In FileMaker WebDirect, Get(SystemLanguage) returns the web browser’s current language.

Example 1 

Returns Japanese when Japanese is the current format for the region. For an example script, see Set Use System Formats script step.

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