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The Language Selector component allows the user to change their locale to control display of dates, times, numbers, and the language used for translations.


NameDescriptionProperty TypeScriptingCategory
Background ColorThe background color of the component.Color.backgroundAppearance

The border surrounding this component. No border, Etched (Lowered), Etched (Raised), Bevel (Lowered), Bevel (Raised), Bevel (Double), Field Border, and Line Border.

Note: The border is unaffected by rotation.
This feature was changed in Ignition version 8.1.21:

As of 8.1.21, the "Button Border" and "Other Border" options are removed.
FontFont of text on this component.Font.fontAppearance
Foreground ColorThe foreground color of the component.Color.foregroundAppearance
Mouseover TextThe text that is displayed in the tooltip which pops up on mouseover of this component.String.toolTipTextCommon
NameThe name of this component.String.nameCommon
Selected LocaleThe display name of the currently selected locale. (Read only. Usable in bindings and scripting.)String.selectedLocaleUncategorized
Selection BackgroundThe background color of a selected cell in the dropdown list.Color.selectionBackgroundAppearance
VisibleIf disabled, the component will be hidden.boolean.visibleCommon


Component Functions

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Extension Functions

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Event Handlers

Event handlers allow you to run a script based off specific triggers. See the full list of available event handlers on the Component Events page.


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Select Between Languages

Property Name
No property changes made to this component for this example, but there must be at least one Spanish translation in the system.

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