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Culture of Windows Script Engine

Jul 1, 2014 at 9:23 PM
Edited Jul 1, 2014 at 9:24 PM
Please add ability to change the default cultureinfo that passed to the windows script engine. An application that use a script engine can have different culture from a default culture that internally use windows script engine. That cause to problems in scripts that uses with currency/datetime formatting's
Jul 2, 2014 at 1:44 PM
Hi ifle,

Can you provide a sample script that would be affected by this setting?

Jul 2, 2014 at 2:24 PM
Edited Jul 2, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Function Money_Type_2(money)
If IsNumeric(money) Then
   Money_Type_2 = FormatCurrency(money, 2, -1, -1, -2)
End If
End Function
In my modificated version of ClearScript I pass to the script engine the CultureInfo of the Thread and all works as expected.
Jul 2, 2014 at 8:34 PM
I pass to the script engine the CultureInfo

You mean, via IActiveScriptSite::GetLCID()? Or is there another way?
Jul 2, 2014 at 9:08 PM
Edited Jul 3, 2014 at 6:32 AM
Yes, I mean via IActiveScriptSite::GetLCID.
Do you able to reproduce this issue?
Jul 2, 2014 at 10:40 PM
Yes. The only issue is that the engine seems to query this value only when the site is attached - that is, in the WindowsScriptEngine constructor. Would it be sufficient to use the current culture (or UI culture) in all cases? Or do you need to use specific cultures and/or change the culture after constructing the engine?
Jul 3, 2014 at 6:36 AM
In my case the current culture is enough
Jul 6, 2014 at 4:35 PM
Update posted here.