Re: [code] [textadept] Detecting the locale in Windows

From: Giovanni Salmeri <>
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2015 12:41:36 +0200

> > f = package.loadlib("kernel32.dll", "GetUserDefaultUILanguage")

> Unless TextAdept does something special, you won't be able to call
> Windows API functions using package.loadlib. You'd need an FFI
> library such as Alien (or TA would have to expose a wrapper in the C
> API).

Thank you! Out of curiosity I will try with Alien, but I think it would
be overkill for my aims. If the above code worked with Win >= XP (I have
still to check XP), for me it would be more than enough.

Giovanni Salmeri
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