- Set Locale and Display Language
MATLAB® uses your platform locale and display language to determine the desktop language and the display formats for information such as time, date, and currency.
- Change the MATLAB Desktop Language
MathWorks® provides localized versions of MATLAB for selected non-English platforms.
- Numbers Display Period for Decimal Point For All Locales
MATLAB reads the user locale for all categories except for the
numericcategory (which is equivalent with
- Translated Documentation
Some MathWorks products provide versions of the documentation in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Spanish, French, Italian, and German.
Avoid incorrectly displayed characters by setting the Windows® display language, user locale, and system locale settings to the same value on Windows platforms.
Plain text files, such as MATLAB scripts or functions, created with one locale setting might not be compatible with a different locale setting.
MATLAB does not support non 7-bit ASCII characters in several features.
MATLAB ignores the customized portion of the locale setting on macOS platforms.
Older X servers might not recognize international keyboard layouts and can produce incorrect characters in Simulink®.