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Delphi: a few short notes on LoadString and loading shell resource strings for specific LCIDs

The Wiert Corner – I’m not a real expert on LCID (the values like 1033 (aka 0×409 or $409) and 1043 (aka 0×413 or $413), but here are a few notes on stuff that I wrote a while ago to obtain shell32.dll resource strings for various LCIDs. The most often used way to load resource strings is by calling the LoadString Windows API call which loads the string for the currently defined LCID. To get them for a different LCID, there are two ways: Set the LCID for the current thread (don’t forget to notify the Delphi RTL you did this, and update FormatSettings) Write an alternative for LoadString ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Jeroen Pluimers @ 2014-07-17 07:00


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