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How to switch between two CultureInfo and vice-versa, dynamically in a WinForms GridControl with the Formula CellType?

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Switch between two cultureinfo

Refer to the following steps to switch between two CultureInfo.

  1. Pass the current culture name in the CultureInfo class. As, the System.Globalization.CultureInfo() represents information about a specific culture including the names of the culture.
  2. Assign the new CultureInfo to the Grid's CultureInfo.


private void comboBox1_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, EventArgs e)
   string culName = "";
   switch (this.comboBox1.SelectedIndex)
      case 0:
              culName = "en-GB";
      //English united states
      case 1:
              culName = "en-US";
      //German culture
      case 2:
              culName = "de-DE";
   //clear the grid
   this.gridControl1.RowCount = 0;
   this.gridControl1.RowCount = 10;
   this.gridControl1.ColCount = 5;
   //Passing the new culture name and setting the CultureInfo
   System.Globalization.CultureInfo ci = null;
   if (culName.Length == 0)
      ci = System.Globalization.CultureInfo.CurrentCulture;
      ci = new System.Globalization.CultureInfo(culName);
   //Assigning the new culture to Grid's CultureInfo
   this.gridControl1.TableStyle.CultureInfo = ci;
   Application.CurrentCulture = ci;
   GridFormulaEngine.ParseDecimalSeparator = Application.CurrentCulture.NumberFormat.NumberDecimalSeparator.ToCharArray()[0];
   GridFormulaEngine.ParseArgumentSeparator = Application.CurrentCulture.TextInfo.ListSeparator.ToCharArray()[0];
   this.label1.Text = "Current Culture for the grid: " + ci.Name;


Private Sub comboBox1_SelectedIndexChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs)
   Dim culName As String = ""
   Select Case Me.comboBox1.SelectedIndex
       Case 0
                culName = "en-GB"
       'English united states
       Case 1
                culName = "en-US"
       'German culture
       Case 2
               culName = "de-DE"
       End Select
   'clear the grid
   Me.gridControl1.RowCount = 0
   Me.gridControl1.RowCount = 10
   Me.gridControl1.ColCount = 5
   'Passing the new culture name and setting the CultureInfo
   Dim ci As System.Globalization.CultureInfo = Nothing
   If culName.Length = 0 Then
     ci = System.Globalization.CultureInfo.CurrentCulture
     ci = New System.Globalization.CultureInfo(culName)
   End If
   'Assigning the new culture to Grid's CultureInfo
   Me.gridControl1.TableStyle.CultureInfo = ci
   Application.CurrentCulture = ci
   GridFormulaEngine.ParseDecimalSeparator = Application.CurrentCulture.NumberFormat.NumberDecimalSeparator.ToCharArray()(0)
   GridFormulaEngine.ParseArgumentSeparator = Application.CurrentCulture.TextInfo.ListSeparator.ToCharArray()(0)
   Me.label1.Text = "Current Culture for the grid: " & ci.Name
End Sub



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