Language for file conversion

This policy setting specifies how Visio determines what language to use when converting to or from an earlier version of Visio.

If you enable this policy setting, you may select from one of these options:

- Let Visio decide language
- Prompt for language
- Use the following language: You must specify the numeric Microsoft Locale ID (LCID) for that language.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, Visio decides what language to use.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Language for file conversion


  1. Let Visio decide language
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\visio\application
    Value Namefileconversionmode
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Value0
  2. Prompt for language
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\visio\application
    Value Namefileconversionmode
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Value1
  3. Use the following language
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\visio\application
    Value Namefileconversionmode
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Value2

Use language:

Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\15.0\visio\application
Value Namefileconversionlanguage
Value TypeREG_SZ
Default Value0

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