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Defined in header <locale>
static locale global( const locale& loc );

Replaces the global C++ locale with loc, which means all future calls to the std::locale default constructor will now return a copy of loc. If loc has a name, also replaces the C locale as if by std::setlocale(LC_ALL, loc.name().c_str());. This function is the only way to modify the global C++ locale, which is otherwise equivalent to std::locale::classic() at program startup.

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[edit] Parameters

loc - the new global C++ locale

[edit] Return value

The previous value of the global C++ locale.

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constructs a new locale
(public member function) [edit]
[static]
obtains a reference to the "C" locale
(public static member function) [edit]
gets and sets the current C locale
(function) [edit]