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  • Properties specific to Country variables
  • WLanguage functions that use Country variables
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The Country type is used to find out the characteristics of a country. The characteristics of this country can be:
Remark: For more details on the declaration of this type of variable and the use of WLanguage properties, see Declaring a variable.
// Retrieve information about France
oFrance is Country = CountryGet("FR")
// Display caption
STC_Country = oFrance.Name
// Display phone number prefix
STC_Phone = oFrance.PhoneNumberPrefix
// Display flag
IMG_Flag = oFrance.Flag
// Display continent
STC_Continent = oFrance.Continent.Name
// Trinidad and Tobago in English and French
MyCountry is Country = CountryGet("TT")
// Display country in English
Trace(MyCountry.Name) // Trinidad and Tobago
// Display country in French
// Change framework language
Trace(MyCountry.Name) // Trinite-et-Tobago

Properties specific to Country variables

The following properties can be used to handle Country variables:
Property nameType usedEffect
ContinentContinent variableContinent of the country.
This property is read-only.
FlagImageFlag of the country
This property is read-only.
ISOCode2Character stringTwo-character ISO code (ISO 3166-1 standard).
This property is read-only.
ISOCode3Character stringThree-character ISO code (ISO 3166-1 standard).
This property is read-only.
ISOCodeNumCharacter stringNumeric ISO code (ISO 3166-1 standard).
This property is read-only.
NameCharacter stringCountry name (in the language of framework).
This property is read-only.
  • Integer corresponding to the constant of the country for Nation.
  • 0 if the country does not have a corresponding constant for Nation.
This property is read-only.
PhoneNumberPrefixCharacter stringPrefix of country phone number.
This property is read-only.

WLanguage functions that use Country variables

CountryGetReturns the Country variable corresponding to an ISO code or to the country caption according to ISO 3166-1.
CountryListReturns the list of all countries or countries of a given continent according to ISO 3166-1.
Related Examples:
Country and Continent functions Unit examples (WINDEV): Country and Continent functions
[ + ] This example shows how to use Country / Continent variables and functions.
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