Visual Basic 6.0 Internationalization Programming

To switch the messages, labels, captions, fonts and others corresponding to each language setting (locale), these data need to be packed in resources and loaded dynamically.
In Visual Basic 6.0, it can be achieved by the same way as Windows API resource loading.
The following steps are how to create and load resource data from dlls in Visual Basic 6.0, with World Wide Navi string externalization.
  1. Create a Resource File (.rc)

  2. Declare Windows API Functions

  3. Describe the Resource Loading Process

  4. Describe the Dynamic Resource DLL Loading

  5. Switch Fonts

  6. Compile the Resource File to DLL.

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