Language is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, and a language is any specific example of such a system.

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Change Sharepoint language with a link?

Is there a way to get the language-switch control as static link in the pagelayout? I want my users to switch between German and English with a single click. Sorry guys, found a solution :D ...
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Why is SharePoint 2010 looking for en-us and not en-gb with resource files?

Failed to read resource file "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Resources\RegistrationResource.en-US.resx" from feature id "(null)". I am getting loads ...
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Site Variation limit in SP2010?

does anyone know if the limit on variations (50 labels) in SharePoint 2007 is the same in SP2010? have anyone worked with variations in SP2010 yet and have some knowledge to share? Anders Rask
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What are my options for changing default texts in SharePoint?

What are my options for changing default texts in SharePoint? We have a language pack (dutch) installed but some translations seem to be a little bit off or weird. Is there a way to update/replace ...
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Managed metadata language in the Document Information Panel

If a document uses a Managed Metadata field, is there a way to make the term set browser in Word 2010's Document Information Panel display the term sets in a language other than the default language ...
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Get UI language name in javascript

I need to get the name of the current UI language in a javascript file. I know the following trick: SP.Res.lcid But that gets the the LCID. What I really need is the two-letter iso name (like 'en', ...
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SharePoint Language Pack and My site

I made a small project on sharepoint 2010 in english, after some time, i installed the Portuguese (brazilian) language pack (pt-BR). When i go to My Site, the whole site is in the new language, ...
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How can I identify columns independent from language?

I've got a webpart which reads several values from a list, while developing local I've got a column "Due Date", but when I upload my webpart to SharePoint online (Office 365) we have a German version ...
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Set SPWeb title on a SharePoint site using PowerShell

I'm having problems setting the title of a root web in a site collection when creating it in an other language then English. When i run the script under using 1033, it works fine the site title is set ...
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Get the current UI language from a webpart

How can I get the selected language in the screenshot, from inside of a webpart? I'm using sharepoint 2010. My webpart is a "visual web part" created in VS2010. I'm trying things like ...
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How to change the default site language?

I have a site with 2 language variations: DE, EN. German is set as the standard language. A number of Chinese users are being added. Their browsers are just set up for Chinese with no other language ...
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Problem applying content type bindings to an es-ES site definition

I'm building a publishing site which will support the following cultures: de-DE (1031) en-US (1033) es-ES (3082) fr-FR (1036) it-IT (1040) ja-JP (1041) ru-RU (1049) zh-CHS (2052) I can create an ...
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Changing language of custom application page

I am new to SharePoint. I am creating a custom application page (small registration form). I want to give users a facility to change language of the registration form. Is this functionality is ...
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what's the best way to have a list with multilingual content

Good day, SharePointers a customer requirement is to have CVs entered in a list with his name in English and a local language. which means we will have a field for each language. is there a better ...
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Document Library Template: The language is not supported on the server

We have created a document library template to facilitate the rapid deployment of multiple document libraries with identical structure. The template has been created within the same site and the same ...
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Muti-language list in SharePoint

I have a product list which stores English descriptions for each field. How can i implement/architect a multi-language feature to provide the same product in French ?
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Changing the thread culture using HttpModule - not working for list forms

I have a requirement to implement globalization for the out of the box list forms i.e. displaying datetime, currency etc. based on culture of the region. I have referred the below articles on how ...
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How To: Ribbon Options Language & their ToolTip Text Language = Same Site's Language?

I have SPS 2010 Intranet site for a global company where each country has its own site. Of course, Each country's site has its own language (All SharePoint 2010 Language Packs are installed). ...
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Culture issue on first visit to site

On an existing SharePoint 2010 site, we have a problem with first time visitors. The site is setup to be multilingual. The server installlation is English, there is an additional Dutch language pack ...
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Missing 1033 Directory in SharePoint 2010 URLs

I seem to be missing a '1033' directory for my SharePoint 2010 installation. Here's the full details: We upgraded from SP2007 to SP2010 using the database attach method. Some resources have a 1033 ...
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How to access a resource file from another project in XML?

I am trying to access my language localization resource file which is in the same solution, but in a different project then the one I am currently working on. I don't want to use multiple resource ...
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How can I create a multilingual site without variations?

I am new to SharePoint but know basics. The project has already been developed in English for the USA. It consists of user controls, developed webparts, . . it has images, Flash players, videos, ...
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How to check in which language the SharePoint was installed?

I know about regional settings and that it is present for each site collection under site settings. Is there any way to check the language in which SharePoint was installed? We are getting some ...
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How can I change a site's default language after creation (sharepoint 2010)?

after creating a site you can go to: Site Actions / Site Settings / Site Administration / Language Settings and select some alternate language(s) if you've got some language pack(s) installed, but ...
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Language settings are not visible

I installed SharePoint Language Pack but I can't see the 'Language Settings' link under Site Administration. From CA I can see that the pack is installed without problems, no errors, no critical ...
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Can you display page in alternate language despite language settings

Using SharePoint 2010, is there a way to append the URL for a page so that it will display in a specific language despite what the user has their languages preferences set to? For example, I want to ...
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SharePoint 2013 with integrated SP 1 - Installing Language Pack SP1

What is the "best practice" way to install a Language Pack at new SharePoint 2013 Server with integrated SP 1? My idea: Install SharePoint 2013 with integrated SP 1 PSConfig Install Language Pack ...
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Sharepoint Multilingual App

I'm making an app with a custom list in multiple languages. Is there an easy way so that I only have to create the site columns, content type and list once? So I don't have to create them for each ...
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Hierarchy is not being created for my target variation label

I am currently having a hard time setting up variations in Sharepoint 2013. First, I create my source Label, based on English language. Then I go into the central admin and run the "Variations Create ...
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Installation of this product requires operating system supplemental language support

I'm trying to install Sharepoint foundation 2010 in a Windows 7 enviroment, following the steps of http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee554869%28office.14%29.aspx. But when I start the step ...
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SharePoint 2013 language

I want to be able to change my SharePoint sites to the dutch language. They suggested i download this: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30347 But this is English and the ...
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SharePoint 2013 language change

I want to add or change my site collection language to dutch. How will i do that? Please give me the steps? Thanks!
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How to change standard sharepoint Calender to work with it in other culture?

my problem is that how to create custom calender in share point to use it. I want to replace standard sharepoint calender with persian calender to work with it in all sharepoint parts. any help ...
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Change Language Sharepoint using Drop Down List

I'm trying to change the Sharepoint 2010 Language using a drop down list on a web part with the values. It work's fine but only change the language in the current page, not in all site. Here's the ...
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How to add display language menu to page

I have a question concerning the display language menu. Standard that menu is when you click my name in the top corner and there if the language pack is installed you have languages to chose from. So ...
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Field's TitleResource.SetValueForUICulture() does not work for the web's default language

I have a site column in my site collection whose title I change / translate with following PowerShell statement: $w = Get-SPWeb "URL to the site collection" $f = ...
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Translation Management Workflow Side-by-Side comparison with English

I'm trying to evaluate whether SharePoint and specifically the Translation Management Library will be acceptable for our workflow. I have some questions: Is there a way to show say an English ...
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My Site Settings: Language Options not applied

On a SharePoint 2013 Server CA Services Applications > User Profile Service > Setup My Sites: The Language Options check box: Allow user to choose the language of their personal site Checking in ...
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My Language And Region not working

I have a SP2013 installation with language packs installed. Now I wanted to change my preferred language so SharePoint uses that instead of the default language of my browser settings. When I click ...
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Swedish Language Pack SP 2013 - problem with translation

The word "office" is not translated into Swedish in the Organisation chart. The other words is correctly translated. Does anyone know if there is a bug in SharePoint 2013?
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changing language on application page

I am using following code to change the language of HTML form on application page: <asp:Content ID="PageHead" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead" runat="server"> ...
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SharePoint Services 3.0 Language

First my apologies for a possibly old outdated question. Working for a company that doesn't want to spring for the added costs of 2010 SharePoint services, but using SharePoint Services 3.0. They ...
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Why does Search only accept YMD date format when Search Language is en-ca (usually DMY date format)?

For some reason the server thinks that the date format for English (Canada) is YMD or yyyy/MM/DD, and the server will only correctly read queries with that format. However, the default short date ...
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Setting rights for CustomAction. Problem with sandboxed or language?

I've got a CustomAction which contains a button. Only users with high level permissions should be able to see this button, so I tried setting the property Rights ="ManageWeb" on the CustomAction. ...
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English SharePoint site with mix of Chines and English file names

I am trying to execute published Captivate simulations on SP. The file name is a mixture of English and Chinese characters (VF01 - 创建商业发票-SD.htm). It works correctly on my local PC. When I upload the ...
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Why doesn't multi-langual work in the “New Item” form?

I have created a site, installed my language packs, created the term store service and created some terms in multi-language (Persian and English). I created a resource file for list and column name. ...
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Invalid umlaute character on the post

In our SP2010 environment, have created a blog site and added the category "Schröter". When I try to open the posts under the category "Schröter", it displays properly however the title of category ...
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Document library error msg “This operation can only be performed on a file” when using Chinese characters in folder names…? [closed]

I'm receiving the following error when I create a subfolder using Chinese characters in a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation document library. This operation can only be performed on a file From the root ...
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jQuery globalization in SharePoint 2010

jQuery UI and validation are strongly dependent upon regional settings. Consider for example a date validation or a number validation, it cannot work irrespective of the current locale. For this ...
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Language is not supported during “Creating content DB” step

I'm encountering a problem during the installation of sharepoint in my farm. When it tries to create the DB the exception raised is "Language is not supported". I think everything on the machines is ...