Questions tagged [multilingual]

Pertaining to the use of multiple written languages, through the process of localization.

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Issue with Variations on SharePoint 2019

I have a site with 12 pages inside the /Pages document library and also 5 sub-sites and 7 lists. I want to create variations for this site in English and French (French package language already ...
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Sharepoint Site Variations not propagating Lists

I want to create multilingual site and there are some custom lists already present in the site. Now I am able to create a source variation site in English,i.e the hierarchy is being created , but my ...
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Bing Translation APIs with SharePoint Online

I keep seeing articles stating that you can use Bing Translation APIs for Multilingual SharePoint Online. Has anyone tried this? If so, how do you set it up?
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Multillingual column name becomes internal name

I have a problem where a column used by a couple of content types is correctly named Document version when the user views the page in Swedish, but the display names becomes the internal name ...
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What is the best way for bilingual website in SharePoint?

I am new to SharePoint bilingual web-applications and I need to know what is the best practice/way to develop the website. I am really not interested to use the SharePoint variation and getting two ...
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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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bilingual webpart in SharePoint Online

We have web-part made on jQuery and HTML. This web-part will be use in two different language. In SP 2013 on-premise we use to create wsp which contains resx file for each different language, but as ...
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How to make a modern communication site with a main language that is different from the tenant language

We are trying to recreate a custom multilingual experience for a company and we have explored many different ideas. Please note that the main issue is the site language, not its content (as we can ...
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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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SharePoint Site Language Translator

Hi is there any application or tools that we can automatically change the page content labels etc.. to other languages in SharePoint? Right now we are developing our new site and we need to make our ...
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Can we use sharepoint online root site as source variation

Hi we are now working in multi language in SharePoint and we need to set the root site as source instead of its sub site. I read that in variation we need to set the en-US as main source but in our ...
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Sync/Save list data from root site to subsite

Is it possible to save newly created item from list one from the root site to the same list in the other sub site. Currently we are implementing country specific site and we have the global site ...
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Multilingual Site Column and Content Types in SharePoint Online

After having selected Arabic as an alternate language from site setting, I have updated user profile for the preferred language. The result is that all content is converted into arabic language, but ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Switch Language

I need to develop a button Language switcher. I have downloaded a solution from CodePlex named Togglelanguage (https://togglelanguage.codeplex.com/). This type of solution apparently works well, but ...
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how to omit white space in web parts

hi I used webparts like announcement and news and promoted links in my page but we have white space in left site of them what should we do ?
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SharePoint 2013 cmscore resource wrong translation for List_Pages_UrlName

I am using CSOM to get dutch translation of the 'List_Pages_UrlName' field in cmscore.nl-NL.resx resource file from the Dutch language pack. // Get the language of the web var context = web.Context; ...
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Correct way to save special chars in CEWP content link

I have a content editor web part. I have content, it is stored in a file on the site collection in a Folder of the site collection (not a doc lib) to hide it from the users as it contains html ...
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Variation on Existing site

I am trying to understand how variations works with SharePoint 2013. I have already gone through the details, so understand the basics. I have read these: http://blog.consejoinc.com/2011/01/creating-...
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Site Variations: How to delete items?

I'm setting up variations in SharePoint 365. On my test site, I have US English, and propagate to French and Spanish sites. If want to delete a item/list/page/site and also update the two target ...
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“Create Translation Package” via API?

On multilingual SharePoint websites you can export/import the content with XLIFF files. Is this functionality somehow available via the API? Multi-language website background here: Create a multi-...
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Create only one page for multiple languages in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013, can I create one page only for multiple languages without installing language packs. Will SharePoint publish site support it?
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Multilingual support in website

I am using SP2013 & I want to create multilingual support for my current SP site , Is there any way except google translate ? any other plug-in or anything ?
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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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Multilingual search in SharePoint 2013

Our SP2013 farm (standard edition on-premise) contains both English and Chinese documents. In search center users have to switch the language preference to get the full results. It is because some ...
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Language of app web is not taken from the user settings

I am currently developing a multi-language SharePoint hosted app and I am experiencing an issue that the app web is not taking the user's language settings. It looks like the app web always takes the ...
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Difference in way French Characters are displayed between environments

We have two SharePoint 2013 environments (DEV and UAT) and there are differences in the way French characters are displayed between the environments. In the image below the top is from DEV where ...
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multi language List view sharepoint 2013

Hi I am creating a new site collection to my organization and i want to add News list which will contain news in both languages English and Arabic I create a new list then i Add column such as ...
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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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App doesn't receive language from SharePoint site

For a project I'm developing a multi-lingual site. The site contains an App part that should display localized content, depending on which variation label site the user is browsing the site. Consider ...
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MUI not working for Sharepoint Online Site

I'm setting up a site in Sharepoint Online. Some users need translation, so I've tried to enable MUI feature. I followed the steps here. The alternative languages are checked, user languages are set ...
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Any working multilingual option for Sharepoint Online site?

While setting up a small SharePoint site, I need to get multilinguarity: The site language is Swedish, but one subsite should be translated to Finnish for some users (those have no access to other ...
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SharePoint 2013 multilingual text based on regional settings

I have a SharePoint 2013 site with custom newsfeed webpart. The news items are retrieved from a Custom SharePoint list. I want to change the header of the webpart to different language based on the ...
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Getting TermSet for a different locale using JSOM

I'm trying to pull back the labels from a term store for a different locale in SharePoint Online. So I have installed the different language packs in the term store: And then I have added a TermSet ...
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SharePoint 2013 Multi-Lingual content conversion

Scenario: User from France (using French as language) post a comment in the SharePoint 2013 default blog site comment box of with French language, then user from Mexico (using language as Spanish) ...
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How can I make top menu navigation multilingual?

I have a site that uses managed metadata for top navigation. The metadata is set with several languages but when I switch the language of SharePoint my top navigation doesn't change. What am i doing ...
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Office365 public website in different languages

Looking for a workaround to add to existing public website 2 new languages. As far as I understand the license of Office 365 Small Business Premium does not include variations. Searching in the ...
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How can we set the regional settings to EN-GB for the English language pack?

We have a multiple language packs installed on our SP2013 farm, the default language is English (this is EN-US). We would like to use the EN-GB regional settings for English but it looks like the ...
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Modifying Sharepoint 2013 search results based on culture

Is it possible to display search results from a custom list based on the current culture (French and English only) of the user? Using a simple list (Title, Description, URL, FrenchTitle, ...
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Multilingual user interface: Is it possible to Export Translations using PowerShell?

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with several language packs installed. The Alternate Languages have been enabled in the Site Settings and several items have been translated. Is it possible ...
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How to translate the content in a paragraph into any Indian local language using javascript?

I am building a multilingual SharePoint app especially for Indian Farmers, using Office 365. How do I achieve to translate the given paragraph text to convert it to any Indian local language selected ...
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How to create a multilingual visual webpart in SharePoint 2013

Have anyone ever implemented multilingual visual web part in SharePoint 2013? I see there are many links out there on this topic but they are not cohesive and complete. I don't know how can I address ...
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Taxonomy field label not updated when changing language

So, I am working on a multilingual on-premise enterprise SP2013 farm-solution which will support three different languages (NO, SE, EN), and of course has a working MMS with all the terms that I need. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Resource files location

I'm trying to translate some resource files of sharepoint 2013. I can't find the messages on the DeltaPageStatusBar when you start to modify the page For example the resource file for this mesages: ...
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In sharepoint 2013 multilingual not working

We have installed the English language pack and configured variation for Spanish language and I have also changed my browser language setting. Unfortunately my site is still showing an English ...
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How to get friendly url programmatically for a particular page url, Sharepoint 2013

So i'm missing a thing here. My site collection is configured with variations. I'm doing a language switch webpart, but the problem is How to find the friendly url for a page. For more info please ...
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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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How to display news in multi lingual website

I have a website in English and Arabic (using variations). I want to display news on home page using List. What is the best way to do it? Shall I create a single list with both English and Arabic ...
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Is there any trick to make a Blog Site available in more than 1 language

I tried to add a language on a Blog Site Template and the following error occurs: This site is based on a site template that does not support alternate languages Now is there any chance to make ...
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Understanding variations

Please correct me if am wrong. I am trying to understand how variations work in SharePoint. I create a primary site in ENGLISH. I create its variation in ARABIC. I create a new page in ENGLISH site ...
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SharePoint web services and a multilanguage environment

I cam writing a console application that connects to a SharePoint 2010 server and manipulates data using listdata.svc. For example, I look for the 'Announcements' list and edit the 'Title' field. I ...