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Questions tagged [localization]

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 can I force a PowerShell runbook return English error messages

I have a localized tenant and troubleshooting a SharePoint provisioning runbook. My problem is that it returns mixed (localized and English) error messages. Like New-PnPWeb gives English errors, but ...
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switch masterpage language using resource file and not use language pack

please i need some help Basically i have a site collection http://contoso.com/sites/mysite/ar{en} using variation , i created subsite http://contoso.com/sites/mysite/fr without installing language ...
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SharePoint list forms not taking labels from Resource files

I have a site with 2 languages i.e., English and Arabic. Here I have two different webs with their respective languages as default i.e., English for en-us and Arabic for ar-qa. I have created resource ...
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sharepoint localization

I have a SharePoint site with variation En,Ar. I want to add new sub-site say Fr but the site in English language but the master-page, menu, titles and the content will be in french and the admin site ...
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SP2013 retrieving localized term Path (term.getPath(lcid))

I'm on SP2013 on prem, using JSOM trying to retrieved localized version of term's path: function getTranslation(refinerguid, language, termstorename, success, error){ initTax(termstorename); ...
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Disable field name localization

I'm using a SharePoint team site in an international setting, and I would like the entire site to be in English. Unfortunately, when some columns titles and descriptions were changed, these changes ...
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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 2013 REST endpoint URI structure. How to get list with localized title?

I can not understand how to work with localized lists. Using the article from msdn, everything works fine if my list has a title in English. But if I want to localize the sheet, I can not take the ...
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Are there any differences between passing a localID as 1033(US) or as 2057(UK) when creating a new sub-site using SPWeb.Add() inside my event receiver

I am working on a SharePoint Enterprise server 2013 . and i have an event receiver which get fired when an item is updated, and the event receiver will create a new sub-site using the following line ...
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Localization with JSOM in SharePoint hosted app

I have a SharePoint hosted app. The whole provisioning is with JSOM. The app creates a subsite of the host web and columns, content types etc on the host itself and they are inherited to the subsites. ...
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Prevent CSS file from getting localized

In my master page, I have reference to theme file as- <SharePoint:CssRegistration Name="Themable/corev15.css" runat="server" /> My problem is on my site for different locales, the CSS file is ...
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How can I filter a REST query when the field's name is translated?

I have the following query : /_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('Discussions list')/Items?$filter=ContentType eq 'Discussion'" This works perfectly while my profile is set to English. When I'm set to ...
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Localizing SharePoint 2013 report viewer web part

How can I change what is written on the Report viewer web part when it is waiting for the parameters to be set like : Also, how to change the text of the apply button in the parameters area:
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SPLanguageSettings.PreferredDisplayLanguages vs SPLanguageSettings.PreferredDisplayLanguagesNoClient?

I tried to debug and found that the collection these both are identical: SPLanguageSettings.PreferredDisplayLanguages SPLanguageSettings.PreferredDisplayLanguagesNoClient I then tried to add a new ...
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Convert column Wic_System_GPS_Latitude

I'm writing an event receiver to set a geolocation column. In my library i have columns Wic_System_GPS_Latitude and Wic_System_GPS_Longitude. It retrieves correctly the value of the picture but i need ...
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How to create a map view inside documentset

In SharePoint 2013, I've a library with content type Document Set. Inside the document set I've a content type "Picture" with column geolocation. Are there a way to have a view map inside my document ...
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Save Calculated Column Formula in Language Localized notation using REST or JSOM?

[multiple blogs/posts out there noted the issue, no solution was ever published] What is required to save a Localized Calculated Column Formula using JSOM/REST? I am injecting the script below into ...
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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: foreach (...
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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 %15hive%/...
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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 $Resources:[...
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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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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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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: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj938162(v=...
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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 WebPart 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 resx-...
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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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Workflow Manager: “Wait for field change” stuck with checkbox

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 ...