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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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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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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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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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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Language support for Help Desk application template

I am trying to add a new language support to one of the application templates, specifically Help Desk application template. Simply changing the column names crashes the application. The wsp file for ...
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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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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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Custom Resource Provider in SharePoint

Has anyone created a custom resource provider for SharePoint, maybe using sp lists to store translations, similarto this post: DbResourceProvider ? The idea is to be able to replace compiled resources ...
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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 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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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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Is it possible to create a Multi-lingual List Definition in a SandBox

I have a sandbox solution that for the some of it I have german translations for, like the feature name and description. However to make this a proper multi-lingual solution I need to do the same for ...
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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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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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Is it possible to define survey questions in different languages?

Is it possible to define SharePoint survey questions in different languages, such that a user can choose if he wants to take the survey in a specific language? One solution that we have considered is ...
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Sharepoint 2010 site column Localization

I am creating a feature for the site columns where the DisplayName is localized using resource files deployed to 14\Resources for English and Spanish. the issue is, when the feature is activated and ...
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Calculated Field IF expression separators

I'm creating a list with some calculated fields from code that use IF expressions. fieldCalc.Formula = "=IF([Field1]=0,[Field2],[Field3]&\" (\"&([Field4]/[Field5]*100)&\"%)\")"; ...
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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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Is stsadm output guaranteed to be XML?

I have a tool that programmatically invokes stsadm.exe and parses the results. The output looks like XML, so I've been using an XML parser to read it. One of my customers ran my tool on a French ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to translate folder names?

Is it possible to translate folders in SharePoint 2010? I know a lot of things are translated OOTB in SP2010 after installing language packs (like content types, columns, document library names ...
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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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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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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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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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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 localize Sharepoint Groups names

How to localize Sharepoint Groups names? For example, the Admin creates a group of users called "Financial Department". Can he also create at the same time the 'Departement des finances" french title ...
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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 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 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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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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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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Sharepoint 2010 Application Page Localization problem

I'm having a problem with localizing Application Pages on sharepoint server 2010. The problem is as follow: -I created a site collection with a Spanish default language. -The root web site created ...
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Change locale for all site collections

Is there to loop through all site collections and change the locale settings (from US to UK), without having to visit each one in turn and change it manually? i.e. using PowerShell. I would also like ...
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Why are alerts using a language other than English to display the alert's title?

I have a SharePoint 2010 portal, and it seems as though some people receive alerts with a language other than English for the alert's title. You have successfully created an alert for '럢镛乪佟犋֣␓' ...
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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.
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How to enable localization for Custom Action on Ribbon?

I need to make my custom solution for SharePoint 2010 multilingual, I have a Elements.xml file where all my ribbons controls are described but how can in reference to .resx from there and how can i be ...
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How to load SharePoint's resource files from my own assembly?

I'm trying to load one of Microsoft's own resource files so that I can use values contained within in an extended SearchBox web part. My code to load the resource file is as follows: Assembly ...
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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 ...