Setting language and code page attributes

When you localize your MSI package, you'll need to alter your Product and Package elements to suit. To do so, you'll leverage code pages and locale identifiers (LCIDs). So the first thing to do is define what we mean by these terms.

A locale identifier is an ID used to classify a particular language and the region where it's spoken. It serves the same purpose as an IETF language tag, such as "en-us", but is formatted as a number. For example, "1033" means English as spoken in the United States. A full chart of LCIDs can be found at Microsoft's MSDN web site by searching for locale ID. The URL is:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/goglobal/bb964664.aspx

Although that page also provides LCIDs in hexadecimal ...

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