The Get-WinLanguageBarOption cmdlet gets the language bar type and mode by using a LanguageBar object. The values for the type and mode settings can be either true or false. The default value for each setting is false.
This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.
The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.
This cmdlet returns an object that contains the following settings.
-- IsLegacyLanguageBar. When this setting is set to true, the desktop language bar is used, where available. When this setting is set to false, the modem input switcher is used. This is recommended.
-- IsLegacySwitchingMode. When this setting is set to true, the current input method, which includes keyboard layout or input method editor (IME), is selected for the current application only. When new applications start, the default input method is selected. For more information, see the Get-WinDefaultInputMethodOverride cmdlet. When this setting is set to false, the input method is selected for all applications and changes only when the user actively switches input methods (recommended).
Example 1: Get the settings for the language bar