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How do I set locale on Windows platforms?

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I want to set my user and system locale settings. These settings include language, territory, codesets etc.

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MathWorks Support Team
MathWorks Support Team on 23 Oct 2012
User Locale Setting:
Windows 7 and Vista
1. Select Start -> Control Panel -> Region and Language (Regional and Language Options on Vista)
2. Open Formats tab
3. Select an item from the drop-down list
Windows XP
1. Select Start -> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options
2. Open Regional Options tab
3. Select an item from the drop-down list
Windows 2000
1. Select Start -> Control Panel -> Regional Options
2. Open General tab
3. Select an item from the drop-down list
System Locale Setting:
When you change the system locale, you must reboot your system; otherwise, you may see unexpected locale-setting behaviors.
Windows 7 and Vista
1. Select Start -> Control Panel -> Region and Language (Regional and Language Options on Vista)
2. Open Administrative tab
3. Click Change system locale... button
4. Select an item from the drop-down list
5. Reboot the system
Windows XP
1. Select Start -> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options
2. Open Advanced tab
3. Select an item from the drop-down list
4. Reboot the system
Windows 2000
1. Select Start -> Control Panel -> Regional Options
2. Open General tab
3. Click Set default... button
4. Select an item from the drop-down list
5. Reboot the system

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