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Re: how to change language of format-date-string


From: Philipp Stephani
Subject: Re: how to change language of format-date-string
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2015 08:21:07 +0000

Rasmus <address@hidden> schrieb am Sa., 21. März 2015 um 02:51 Uhr:

> Hi,
>
> I would like to change the language that format-date-string assumes, as my
> OS is not in English for leaning purposes.  I tried to issue
> (set-language-environment "English"), but this does not seem to have an
> effect.
>
>
You need set-locale-environment, which sets more locale properties:

(set-locale-environment "en_US.UTF-8")

If you only want to change the language for format-time-string, use the
system-time-locale variable:

(setq system-time-locale "da_DK.UTF-8")


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