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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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Fields are in different language in view vs in new/edit/display form

I have very strange SharePoint 2010 behaviour. Basically I have SharePoint site in 2 languages, default is English and there is German. So when I change my language to German then there is everything ...
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Cannot Change Language in SP 2016

The environment I have consists of two site collections. One site collection is the User's MySite, and another site collection is a general site and subsites used and shared by all users. I've ...
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How can I change the language for all default files, folders, titles, etc.? Or how can I recreate them?

I bought Office 365 Business with SharePoint in Thailand because I live in Thailand and they have a special price here. On my first login the user interface and all files, folder, titles, etc. were in ...
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Multilingual Forms possible with Infopath or Nintex?

I have setup a multilingual site, which works perfectly fine so far. But now I hit a roadblock with editing list forms. For translation of column names and descriptions I follow this method. ...
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Linguistic search features filter search results

we handle a lot of documents in different languages. Trying to search for documents and getting no results we've come up to linguistic-search-features saying SharePoint Server use several ...
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SharePoint 2013 ListData.svc works for English language and fails for other languages

We have SharePoint 2013 On premises multilingual site, To get the user details we are using the below query to get the login user details from the User Information list /_vti_bin/ListData.svc/...
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Change site content based on user language

Hi we are tasked to implement automatic language translation on our new SharePoint Online site as we have international users that will access the site. We already created our landing page which ...
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SP 2016 Configuration Failed - Failed to create the configuration DB

I installed SharePoint 2016 on Windows Server 2016 with SQL Server 2016. I ran the Configuration wizard to create a Single Server Farm but the wizard failed to create the configuration database. Then ...
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Changing/Setting Site Language in SharePoint 2013

I'm trying to set the language of a SharePoint site to Swedish (or, create a new site in Swedish). I have found a few articles online giving mixed answers. Here is what I've tried: On a site, go ...
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Hot to get list's title in current language?

Can anyone help me with getting data from sharepoint in foreign language ? Imagine, that I've alredy successfully loaded list by title like this: //listTitle = "Contacten" in Dutch var SpList = ...
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Setting SharePoint locale / language based on Domain?

We are trying to set the Culture on our sites and initially it seems to have worked but we've noticed that when we navigate to sites and we get the "Working on it" this isn't getting translated to the ...
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SharePoint Online: Invitation in Finnish language

My colleague sent an invitation to SharePoint Online website to german external users. It is commnon that invitations are send in English, but this one was sent in Finnish language. My question is how ...
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InfoPath and SharePoint language changes

We are trying to use SharePoint 2013 and InfoPath as an incident reporting system for a global company. Is there a way to allow users in countries using languages other than English to view and enter ...
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Change SharePoint language based on current user's country

Any ideas how to change the current SharePoint language based on the current user's country? Appreciate any suggestions, Thanks
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How to change Sharepoint server response language?

I'm using an existing SharePoint 2013 Server that was installed in French. I'm testing different features of the SharePoint REST API and as you would expect I'm getting a LOT of exceptions and errors. ...
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How to get Choice Fields Choices in alternative language?

Is there a way to get Choice Fields choices in alternative language? I have a web site that is in Swedish and alternative language English. I'm using resource files. The field name is translated ...
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Does a site collections default language have any special significance?

Is there any special significance to having one language or the other as the default language when you create a site collection? This is on Sharepoint Online if that makes any difference. Ie we´re a ...
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How can you configure the default language for site collections?

I know you can set the default language when you create a site collection using powershell. However, if you don't specify this, it uses a default value. Where is this default value set? I can't see ...
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Change language in delve using CSOM or REST api Sharepoint online?

Delve has user profile property of languages. I have a requirement that on a click of a button I have to update this field in user profile. It's in SharePoint online. I have googled it and found how ...
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Changing SharePoint Online New homepage language

I have a customer who has problem with the new SharePoint home page now available in O365 tenants. The SPO language is by default English as they're international company but the language for the new ...
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Getting current site language

I want to get the current site language as I am implementing a custom module that will depend on web language. I am new to SharePoint and the company is using multi language site or site collection.
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Sharepoint 2013 Search in Multilingual sites

I created a Site and changed it to Arabic from the site. But when I am trying to Search any Content in Arabic it is displaying it as "Nothing Matches here". If I am searching the content in English, ...
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Calculated Formula in Swedish Language

I have the following calculated Column formula =CONCATENATE(Title ,LEFT("00000" ,5-(LEN( TEXT(NextNumber,"0") ) ...
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Sharepoint 2013 foundation display language

Only way we get search working is to change above settings: "User Name" -> My Settings -> My Language and Region -> My Display Languages. First one should be my native language and second one should ...
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User Profile Synchronization Service does not start due to Serialization Error: “String was not recognized as a valid DateTime”

I'm Trying to start User Profile Synchronization Service on a Sharepoint 2013 system but it does not and it reports the following error in ULS: UserProfileApplication.SynchronizeMIIS: Error updating ...
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What is best practice for supporting dual languages in SharePoint?

We need to support English and French.
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How to Build a Multi-Language Site?

We are using Office-365 and need to set up a multi-language sharepoint site. How do we do this? I see a question here about permissions. And I have a question here about how to test multi-languages ...
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How to test languages in enterprise wiki?

We just started an Office 365 site that has Sharepoint. We have users that read English, French, or German, and I want to configure a site that shows the same content in each language. Someone ...
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Language of app web

I'm working on an Access SharePoint app but I think this also applies to SharePoint hosted apps. When I create a new app, the app runs in an app web which is automatically created. The language of ...
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Language code of a site collection

Is there a way to get the language code of a site collection using powershell?
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The language is not supported on the server

I installed Language Packs for SharePoint Server 2010 from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=3411 On creating a new site collection using PowerShell with ...
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Error when entering search center for some users

I recently encountered an issue: when entering our Search center logged in as a user with alternate language set, I receive the following error message: "Literal content (' ') is not allowed within ...
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How to get default language of termSet

I want to get the language of termSet from term group in which it was written. for example if termSet language is English it should return English and if its language is Swedish, it should return ...
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Trying to edit a Quick Launch with PowerShell

I'm trying to edit a Quick Launch title using PowerShell. I'm using the following $web = Get-SPWeb http://www.sharepoint.com/ $ql = $web.Navigation.QuickLaunch.Children | Where { $_.Title -eq 'Node ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search Event Viewer log messages are not English?

The Event Viewer log messages are in Chinese (or occasionally Thai on other servers). The server default is English, and all other log entries are English. Applications and services logs\Microsoft\...
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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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Change AppWeb display language

Is it possible to change language of AppWeb (to different one than on SiteCollection)? I do not mean localization, but changing display language of default elements(i.e. ribbon). On my main site ...
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SharePoint 2013 Foundation Site Translation

I have a SharePoint site that is going to be used by german and french speaking users. They are going to be using one account or maybe two for the same site if it is not possible with a single user. I ...
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Change language on SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1

Can you change the core language? I managed to download a Swedish version of SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 and install it. Now I'm having problem with installing Forefront Identity Manager portal ...
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Filter content on Userlanguage in SharePoint 2013

Is there any possibility to filter content with the actual selected language of the user? I've created a document library with metadata where I have filled up the language of the content. Now it ...
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Getting time zone from SharePoint

I have clock application which works fine, until user changes language to different than English. The problem lies because SPRegionalSettings.GlobalTimeZones property returns time zone collection in ...
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Sharepoint Designer - How to change Language

How to change the language of Sharepoint Designer? I have Polish language, and I want to change it to English.
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load sp.js from a js file

I've developped a js file (located in site library/js) and inside, i'd like to get the selected language of the site. (sharepoint 2010) So when i do this, i've got an exception in the success method ...
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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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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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Switch language using JavaScript

I want to have 2 buttons, one En and the other Es, to change the display language for current user in SharePoint 2013, I have seen some articles talking about OnSelectionChange, but it doesn't work ...
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Variations, Lists Propagations

I have a source site and a target site. Why can not some lists be propagated through target sites? I mean, if I create a Links or Events list in the source site I do not see the Variations ribbon, ...
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Modify view showing style options in French

I just created a new SharePoint 2013 site. Everything on the site is in English, EXCEPT the Style option in Modify View shows these options (I presume they are in French): Tableau de base Encadré, ...
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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 = $w.Fields.GetFieldByInternalName("...