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We have a SharePoint online site opened in Sharepoint designer 2013.

Site settings:

  • Default language: Swedish
  • Alternative language: English

When we add a workflow and start editing the workflow the workflow, all the actions and conditions are in Swedish, we want to develop in English.

Writing "Set" returns error message: "No result"

We changed the settings in Options | Choose editing language from swedish to english. But no change.

There is an other question on this site: Sharepoint Designer - How to change Language But that is how to get SharePoint Designer in English and that we have, it's the workflow that is causing problems for us.

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  • All time is this same problem. The better ways is write always in English, but all time it's geting sometimes Your national language and English.
    – Grzegorz Z
    Commented Feb 16, 2015 at 10:18
  • I can't find any information were it gets it's language setting. Could be the Site setting but I can't see a valid reason for the designer to use the site setting. The steps in the workflow must be saved in a format that is language neutral. So it's should be a Intellisense setting for the designer. Commented Feb 16, 2015 at 10:43

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Unfortunately, SharePoint Workflow actions are dependent on the default language chosen during the creation of a new site.

Fortunately, I discovered a helpful workaround that allowed me to Change Workflow Actions language in SharePoint Designer, which aligns with your scenario.

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  • Sorry for late response. I don't have time to test the workaround right now. But it seems like a valid workaround. Hopefully the Sharepoint team will change the product so that the designer can choose the language in the future. Commented Aug 3, 2016 at 11:17

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