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3.3 Standard System Variables useful for Multilingual Development

These additional normal system variables aid in multilingual system development.

Name

Description

*LANGUAGE

Code of current language being used. Set to NONE when not running in a multilingual partition.

*LANGUAGE_DESC

Current language description

*LANGUAGE_IGC

Contains a "Y" if the current language requires DBCS/IGC support. Contains "N" in all other cases.

*LANGUAGE_LRTB

Contains a "Y" if the current language requires left to right support. Contains "N" in all other cases.

Note: LRTB languages are not supported in Visual LANSA

*LANGUAGE_RLTB

Contains a "Y" if the current language requires right to left support. Contains "N" in all other cases.

Note: RLTB languages are not supported in Visual LANSA