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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What is the difference between Title and TitleResource

If I am localizing SharePoint a lot of Fields have 2 public properties: Title TitleResource What is the difference between them? Currently I am localizing a Field with this piece of code: ...
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Localizing Ribbon Custom Action

I am localizing a SharePoint Hosted App and successfully applied localization to custom list but localizing following two elements seems to be not working: Ribbon Custom Action Menu Item Custom ...
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Site column definitions displaying resource keys instead of values

I wrote a Boris.SP.Abl.SiteColumns.sr-Latin-RS.resx resource file for a SharePoint 2013 farm solution project. I followed the tips from here to ensure that the resource is deployed to both ...
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Localization method for Custom List Forms

I need to enable localization [40+ languages] on the forms used by a Custom Form - EditForm.aspx, NewForm.aspx and of the sorts. What is the best technique to do this? I tried creating a new form in ...
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Localized list views in SharePoint-hosted Apps

I was trying to localize my SharePoint app and I encountered a bit of a problem. I created a feature resx file, added all the names to it and replaced my static names with ...
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SharePoint 2013 Webpart Localisation

I have a SP2013 webpart that uses resource files(for english, french, spanish) and i'm using ScriptResx.ashx handler to load the resource file based on Current UI Culture. I'm using the code below to ...
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How to loop through all WebParts controls

There is a way I loop through all controls of my Sharepoint 2013 Visual WebPart, and only them? Something like this: ... foreach(var _control in this.Controls) { if (_control.typeof() == ...
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Content Type Localization

I am trying to localize a SharePoint 2013 Content Type. I created a new Content Type in Visual Studio and Added a few Sitecolumns to it. I also added a Feature Resource file and linked the ...
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Portal switches to different language

I've got localized Sharepoint Portal with language pack installed, so it's displayed in Spanish. On my navigation bar I have a link to custom aspx-page which opens in Content area and does not have ...
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Resource translation in custom WebPart failure

Some resources of my project aren't translated properly. Wanted behavior is resource displayed in both French and English. Default site's language is English. When I force my web browser to display ...
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How to get Title Resource from a View with JSOM or REST?

I am able to get title/name resource from lists, content types and fields. However, I'm not able to get title resource from views. I'm not sure how well documented this is, but this is how I get ...
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How to create SP list programatically with localized titles and description

I'm trying to create a list programatically, but I need to have internal names of fields english and then change the field titles to localized ones. I've already tried many options, but still it does ...
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Changing client web part properties Title/Description with diffrent languages

We want to change our client web part Title and Description depending on Supported locales(languages). The Validation checklist for apps: ...
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SharePoint localization Issue

SharePoint 2010 If I set site default language as Danish,How can I get children of root folder ? I am getting "400 : Bad Request" - One or more of the input parameters to the service method is ...
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Custom Web Service - CurrentCulture is incorrect

I have created a custom WCF Web Service in a SharePoint solution and deployed it to a SharePoint 2013 environment. The svc file is located in the ISAPI folder and I am able to call it and use it ...
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get the current lang in xslt

I'm new with xslt and have a web part refiner. In the xslt, i've the param at the beginning: CurrentLcid <xsl:param name="CurrentLcid"></xsl:param> When i test the value, the value is ...
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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 ...