LightSwitch Howtos: Change the Date Format

In this short blog, you will learn how to change the Date format in your Microsoft® Visual Studio® LightSwitch™ 2011 application. By default, the Date format is controlled by the locale in your Control Panel. This will insure that the correct date format will be displayed to your user. Therefore you don’t have to worry…


LightSwitch How To: Change the Run-Time Language

Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 was released in a limited set of languages, but the runtime is localized in more than 40 languages, namely: Arabic, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (United States), Estonian, Finish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish,…


LightSwitch How To: Change the Currency Symbol for Money

In this short blog, you will learn how to change the currency symbol for in your Microsoft® Visual Studio® LightSwitch™ 2011 application. By default, the currency of the Money data type is set to dollar sign, for the English version of VS Lightswitch. But how can we change the currency to other currency symbols, for…