Microsoft DirectX 9.0


The SelectDefaultMenuLanguage method sets the default language for all menus and menu buttons.


HRESULT SelectDefaultMenuLanguage(
  LCID Language



Variable of type LCID that specifies the default language.

Return Values

Returns one of the following values.

Return code Description
S_OK Success.
E_INVALIDARG Invalid argument.
VFW_E_DVD_INVALIDDOMAIN The DVD Navigator is not in a valid domain.


This method selects the default text language to use for menus when the disc is played. For example, if Language is specified as 0x409 for U.S. English, the DVD Navigator tries to show U.S. English text in menus. If the default menu language is not found on a disc, the DVD Navigator selects the closest match.

The following table shows the Annex J command name to which this method name corresponds, and the domains in which this method is valid.

Annex J Command Name Valid Domains

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