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userlocale() Function


userlocale( user )

Returns the preferred locale of the given user or the site primary locale if the user doesn't have a preference set.


Keyword Type Description



The user (or the username of the user) for whom the locale should be returned.



Usage considerations

The locale is returned as a string, such as "es_MX".


You can copy and paste these examples into the Expression Rule Designer to see how this works.

userlocale("john.doe") returns en_US

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Partially compatible

Can be used with Appian Portals if it is connected using an integration and web API.

Offline Mobile Partially compatible

Can be used with offline mobile if it is loaded at the top of the form.

Sync-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible
Real-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible

Custom record fields that evaluate in real time must be configured using one or more Custom Field functions.

Process Reports Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

Cannot be used to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

userlocale() Function