In computing, internationalization and localization are means of adapting computer software to different languages, regional differences and technical requirements of a target market.

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How to get GetLocalizedstring for announcement list

I am trying to add xsltlistviewwebpart and it has to be from announcement list. How to write this line? string str = "$Resources:??";//How to get announcement list reference here? public static ...
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Proper method of localizing aspx pages

I have a feature in which several aspx pages are deployed to the pages library of a 2010 environment. These are fairly standard aspx pages in that they are attaching to the default maser page, have ...
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How can I install list from English template in German SharePoint?

I have a list, that was customized with InfoPath. I exported it as template and wanted to create list from this template in another server. The original list was created in SharePoint with English ...
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Problem with Localization of ContentTypes

I've developed some content types. There are no resource files in my solution. When I'm deploying them to an English team site the description is correctly displayed. If I deploy them to a German team ...
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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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How do I localize page layouts and masterpages in a sandboxed solution?

In farm solutions you can use resource files inside aspx-pages by deploying resx-files to the hive. MSDN have some documentation but there's no example for page layouts, just managed code which is ...
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Localization of Visual Web Part: Where to place RESX files

I'm currently localizing a visual web part for the very first time. I'm following this MSDN guide in the first place and I'm a little bit confused about where to place the resource strings or ...
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Localization of web part label using VS 2010 in a sandbox solution

I have created a sandbox project in sharepoint. I have a module folder which has resources file. I need to localize one label in a web part in Arabic language. <asp:Label ID="lbl" runat="server" ...
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Web template resource file examples

Using resource files for Web Template: How to add a localized Title to a list instance? How to add a localized Title to a web part added in ONET.XML? how to add localized terms in a CEWP contents ...
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Web template resource files: best practice

What is the proper recommended way to add resource files in Web Templates?
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Is it possible to make the sp group names localizable when created using powershell

I have been able to create a powershell script that creates sharepoint groups per site collection. But I need to create this groups in 2 different languages. my question is, is it possible to make ...
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How do I localize web part title?

I'm adding a bunch of web parts to a page using a module like this: <AllUsersWebPart WebPartZoneID="TopLeftRow" WebPartOrder="1"> <![CDATA[ <webParts> ...
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Is updating a .resx file as an editor possible in Sharepoint 2013?

Is there a recommended way to update existing .resx files as an editor? .resx files are the common way to provide localized texts. As an editor it should be possible to change those texts without ...
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Is it possible to retrieve MUI column Display Names through SharePoint 2010 Web Service API?

I have been trying to find information regarding retrieving MUI column Display Names and List Display names for different languages on a site where I have done MUI translations on. Using SharePoints ...
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In a workflow running in Workflow Manager “a wait for field change” gets stuck with a yes/no checkbox ¿how to fix?

I have a SharePoint 2013 + Workflow Manager 1.0 installation that is using a "wait for field change" in a workflow. The workflow that has problems is "waiting for" a checkbox Yes/No field to change ...
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Will content type names change with locale? (Sharepoint 2010, client object model)

I'm making a content type/id hashmap. The relevant part of the code is something like this (js): contentMap[content.get_name()] = content.get_id().toString(); I'm worried that the name will change ...
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Use sharepoint resource keys in custom application page

I have a custom application page (apsx) with an <asp:Label> and i want to display a localized message in the label. I want to use an existing sharepoint resource key MyPage.aspx <asp:Label ...
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What Does “loc:” Do In a WebPartZone's Title?

I know everyone does this, but I can't find an actual answer to what this does on MSDN... When you have a WebPartZone defined in a page, you set the Title property like: <WebPartPages:WebPartZone ...
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How to set a web parts title and description in the web part description file to a global resource

I'd like to set the title and description of a web part in the web part description file to a item in a global resource (located in App_GlobalResources). This is the snippet from my web part ...
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How to specify the name of a ContentType in code for multi-language site?

according to the documentation I can do: <ContentTypeID="0x01000188a30d01ae4607bbe5800bbbaf2550" Name="$Resources:LocalizeContentType,ContentTypeTitle" .... However I seem ...
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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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Unusual resource handling in SharePoint?

In ASP.NET, WinForms and others, resource management is pretty well thought of and documented. When I have xxx.hu.resx (a neutral culture) and the current culture is hu-HU (a specific culture), the ...
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Page Title and Left Nav Localization

My site in SP2010 is in 2 languages (English /French). English is the main language, so when I go to an individual pages properties I can edit the 'Title' field. Currently in my page layout I have ...
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ProcessBatchData - update a currency field

I'm using SPWeb.ProcessBatchData to update list items, and I'm having a problem with currency field. When I insert something like this <SetVar ...
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Identifying if a user has selected an RTL language

Scenario: Running SharePoint 2010 with the Hebrew language pack installed. On a particular site, English is set as the default language, but Hebrew is available for users as an Alternative Language. ...
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Sandbox: Localize listInstance title

how to localize listInstance title in sandboxed solution? It is posible to add Resources.resx file to feature and localize ListDefinition: <ListTemplate Name="TagsListDefinition" ...
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How do I change the Title column of a list programmatically?

The twist to this question is that I am using a localized site - the site is using the Norwegian Team Site template. Hence, the Title column is actually named "Tittel". Presumably, the following ...
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Localize a sandboxed visual webpart

I am trying to localize a sandboxed visual webpart (part of the SP2010 development powertools released by MS), but as soon as I add <%$Resources:RESXFILE,RESOURCEKEY%> to for instance a ...
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How to make Internet facing SharePoint website to cater different geographical locations?

I have a SharePoint Foundation hosting account. I want to provide SharePoint to private teams through an Internet facing site. There needs to be a selector page at the root domain where users can ...
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How to write CAML queries filtering on ModStat (Approved, Rejected) when using Language Packs?

When using content approval the CAML for retrieving (say) just Approved Items is <Query> <Where> <Eq> <FieldRef Name="_ModerationStatus" /> <Value ...
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Changing the DateFormat on SharePoint site

I want to change the DateFormat of a SharePoint site while NOT changing the sites current culture (en-US). This is per requirement as the site is for an international customer and they need to use the ...
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Localized strings in silverlight

Here I got the tip to use SPUtility.GetLocalizedString to get the localized title of a list. Now I want to use this way in a Silverlight app. However, there is no SPUtility to find for silverlight. ...
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Using resx file in Calculated Field

Is it possible to use resource file (.resx) in tag? I made a calculated field and want to show the result in some different languages.
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How to display column names in several languages in SharePoint?

I have created a site, installed my language packs, created the term store servcie and created some terms in multi-language (persian and english). I then created a site, a new list, and a new managed ...
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How to translate IE dialog messages (shown in document check out/discard changes)

I am working on translating an SharePoint 2010 website and one of the things that is driving me crazy is finding a way to translate IE dialog messages. Does anybody already had this problem? Please ...
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SharePoint Online Globalization and Localization

I am developing a SharePoint Online WebSite using SharePoint Designer 2010 that has several content types, lists and workflows. One request is that the user must be able to select the language or ...
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Caml defined Custom Action, UrlAction and the multi language interface

When defining a custom action via the CAML schema definition, the UrlAction parameter specifies the "site or site collection relative URL of the page, for example, ~site/_layouts/sampleurl.aspx or ...
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Translation for EditForm html field's title attribute

Where does SharePoint 2010 get the translations for the title attribute of a html control on the EditForm? E.g.: 'Check if External Item exists' gets translated to 'Controleren of er externe items ...
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MOSS 2007, localize site?

I have MOSS 2007, and I'd like to make it localizable. Some toolbox control with "English"/"other language", like on many ASP.NET sites. As I understand, in ASP.NET it is possible via master pages ...
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How can you change the alert text on a pop-up

I am working in the advanced search and am trying to change the message that gets displayed in an alert box (see image below), can anyone help please?
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Purpose of the <MAPPINGS> CAML element in a custom Choice Field definition

I have yet to find a clear answer to this topic, so I'm writting this question in hope that someone can explain me the correct way to archieve my goal. I must also add that all my test was done on ...
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Localization on a SPField created in code

When you declare a SPField in CAML, you can add the localization in the code: <Field ID="{57258F13-19B2-4A97-B244-090845B5C4AB}" Type="Text" Name="Partner" ...
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How to use resource files

Plenty of links, no definitive answer found. How to use localizable resource files and change the current locale for a user under sharepoint AND external apps. I have global resources deployed with ...
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Visual web part properties - override drop down list text

I have an visual web part with custom enumeration property which is rendered as drop-down list. I'd like to localize what is displayed in the list, because it's not very informative for the end user. ...
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Localizing ASP markup in webpart issue

In my web part I have an label, which I want to be localized: <asp:Label ID="AppJSTNameLabel" runat="server" Text="<%$Resources:AppListWebPart,NoSelection%>" /> I have mapped Resources ...
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Another issue with custom content type

I have and content type, which has Element as base type. I prepared two resource files to provide localization - AppDB.resx and AppDB.pl-PL.resx for Polish language. I also created custom fields with ...
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Provision list instance with title and description from resources issue

I have created feature which contains list definition and list instance based on that definition. I also added feature resource files to localize it. I created invariant and pl-PL resource files. When ...
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Location of SPResource.GetString() strings (for Access Request emails)

I'm looking into changing the text on the emails which are sent out after a user clicks the Request Access link on an Access Denied page in MOSS (2007). This blog post has some helpful information, ...
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How to localize webpart title, description, group, quickadd group in Sandbox solution

I've seen other similar questions (like this one), checked Microsoft documentation (like all the ones stemming from and related to the page Localization of Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010), ...
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resx strings in application pages

I want to use strings from my resx-files in my application pages. How can I refer to my resource file? <h2><%$Resources:MyProject,Test_String_Heading%></h2> results in page crash.