Questions tagged [localisation]

Questions specifically about **translation** of CiviCRM in **one language**. For questions about internationalization (installation or configuration in multiple languages), please use *i18n* tag.

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How can I change the order of address field columns on screens and reports?

In Europe, the postcode mostly precedes the town name. I could not find any options for changing the order of the columns for these fields, particularly on the constituent report.
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How to set the CMS language as the preferred language of the contact?

There is a way to force the language of a contact created via webform: How to set a constant value for a field in webform (eg the prefered language)? but I'd like to do it automatically, eg if I see ...
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Do the localisation files change between releases, as a rule?

Do the files named .I10n (localisation files) change from (say) 4.6.4 to 4.6.5? Or do they only change with major updates, say 4.5 to 4.6?
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is it possible to switch languages on a page manually?

I have a Civi install that needs to support multiple languages for a few forms. The site itself is not multilingual, so I've not enabled the option to inherit the CMS language, and the language-...
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How do I configure a phone number format?

Where do I set a phone number format (like date or address options at Administer/Localization)? Thank you. I'm on rev 4.6.6
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Admin language does not change

I try to change the language localisation of our site to dutch following the documentation at: http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/i18n+Administrator%27s+Guide%3A+Using+CiviCRM+in+your+...
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Where are CiviCRM's date preferences actually used?

Under Administer > Customize Data and Screens > Date Preferences, CiviCRM offers a number of date classes for which an administrator can specify date formats. activityDate is described as "Date for ...
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Multilingual support

We need CiviCRM Member Form in six or more different languages. The site will be in three languages, but we want the Member Form to be in as many languages as possible. I can't find any information ...
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How to add additional custom translation for a payment processor?

I have installed a payment processor extension and it is only in english by default. The vendor delivered a .po and a .mo file with a german translation of the extension. What is the best way to ...
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How to fix translations in CiviCRM 4.7

We have a localized CiviCRM instance (Dutch), and after upgrading from 4.6 to 4.7, some things are not translated. In particular, after a contact search, the tasks you can do on the results (add ...
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Why aren't State options non-default countries (outside UK) showing for billing address on the contribution page of a webform?

Drupal 7.39 CiviCRM 4.5.8 Webform Integration 7.x-4.11 I've got a webform to capture membership info and payments. To share the address with related contacts, Contact 1's address is captured twice, ...
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How do I allow multiple monetary display formats on the same installation?

I'm trying to duplicate a donation form in two different languages, Canadian French and English. I have the correct languages installed with i18n Internationalisation and translation is working based ...
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localization on wordpress

I'm trying to translate civicrm into french but can't figure out how to do it. I tried to put the l10n and sql folders in wp-content/plugins/civicrm/ and in wp-content/plugins/civicrm/languages. I ...
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How can I select all countries to be available for address fields in CiviCRM 4.7?

I am asking this question to clarify the issue raised in this question: Available countries list won't appear when set in Localization The user interface on the 'Settings - Localization' page (...
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How to revert the demo sites to English? (Or change to another language)

The demo site is in Russian (or Chinese or French -- or any language you don't read fluently), how can I switch it to English (or my preferred language)? As the demo sites are periodically reset to a ...
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How does CiviCRM handle international mailing addresses with unusual formats?

I'm working with a non-profit that is exploring CiviCRM as a successor to their old FileMaker database. I've been doing some experimenting with a demo site. One of the biggest problems with their ...
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How to suppress translation of months (or all fields) in receipts?

My platform: CiviCRM 5.16.3 on Drupal 7.6.7 PHP 7.2 CentOS 7. Drupal language is English. CiviCRM l10n installed and selected my own languange zh_TW Chinese(Taiwan). At receipt print-outs CiviCRM ...
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CiviVolunteer - Where to put translations file on WordPress

after some work on Transifex, we need to install civiVolunteer italian translation on WordPress. Where is the right place to put the .mo file?
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Emails templates in the language of the receiver

I am working on a project in Belgium, where they speak French and Dutch. Now I want to send an email in the language of the receiver, using a standard template. Does CiviCRM offer options to support ...
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A small problem with the Côte d'Ivoire

I've noticed that on some installs of CiviCRM 4.6 that I'm working with, when using a profile that includes the Country field, for an address for example, I'm seeing that Côte d'Ivoire is listed after ...
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Removing avaliable languages from Localization

I have added some 5 to 6 languages, I want to remove few of them how can it be done.
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Update of pending contribution leads to double transactions when working with localized version

I think I found a bug with Contribute module (tested against 4.7.30 and 4.7.31 / Drupal 7): The following leads to double transactions, when using a localized version of CiviCRM: create a new ...
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Is CiviCRM available with German admin interface?

Looking at using CiviCRM in an office based in Germany with German-speaking staff. Is there a localised version available, e.g. admin interface in German?
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Multilingual instances show 'no such field' errors after update

I'm not sure if this is the forum where you want this issue raised, or whether Mattermost or a bug report is best, but here goes. Please let me know if I should be raising this elsewhere. A ...
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How to print reports with non-English characters like accents?

We have instances of CiviCRM in Spanish and Catalan. When we try to print some reports the Spanish and Catalan specific characters (accents, umlauts, etc.) are printed with a wrong charset. E.g. It ...
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Date Format and CiviContribute/Data Form Confirmation Page

We are using CiviCRM with the european portuguese language pack and during setup we set the date format to be dd.mm.yyyy at localisation/date format (administration tab). We have created a ...
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Bugs in localization

I'm localizing (Italian) some parts of CiviCRM, but I noticed how some terms are not sensible to be translated. I had a look on the code and I found that these terms are written without the ts() call. ...
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How can you remove or disable some US states from showing up in profile?

How can you remove or disable some states from showing up in profile? We really only want a few showing up - Latest CiviCRM - not using webform - this is for profiles.
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DB Error under Languages, Currency, Location

We need some help we using CiviCRM version 4.7.20 on Joomla version 3.7.2 and I try to set up the German languages, with no success: On Administer – Localization – Languages, Currency, Location this ...
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Retrofitting languages into English-based Install

I've been trying to work with CiviCRM 4.7 on Wordpress 4.7 in Bahasa Indonesia, and have been struggling a bit. I came across this post: localization on wordpress, which was somewhat helpful. My ...
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How to add Thai language to CiviCRM in WordPress?

I'm using WordPress v4.9.5 and install CiviCRM v4.7.31 I want to activate 'Thai' language to CiviCRM, but there is no option to include this one into system. I try to check at Administrator > ...
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l10n Translations does not show in settings

I'm using Civicrm v4.7.19 on Drupal, for using another language (like ES/DE) I've been creating directory: /public_html/sites/all/modules/civicrm/l10n And the "mo" files placed in these addresses [...
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Fatal error: Out of memory - unable to create or edit Contribution page or membership

We went live with new website including CiviCRM last month. On test system our membership, payment and contribution page were all working OK. Pretty sure they were also OK post launch, and post ...
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API vs GUI language code inconsistency or how to best use ISO 639-3?

I am comparing the values that appear in GUI Administration > Localization > Preferred Language options with the ones returned with the API. There you can see that Chinese Taiwan and Chinese China ...
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Call event registration with specific language through Wordpress

I am using the latest Wordpress with Polylang and CiviCRM versions. I try to call the online event registration form in both German and English, but I don't know how to do it. How can I force CiviCRM ...
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Available countries list won't appear when set in Localization

We just upgraded to version 4.7.1, which reset our localization values. Our forms need to display a list of all possible countries for our contact address fields. However, when I go to Language and ...
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Local (flywheel) wordpress install with CiviCRM

we are trying to install latest civicrm 5.23 using latest wordpress 5.3.2 Using latest version of previous Local by Flywheel (version 3.3.0) I want to install in french language. I'm following the ...
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Localised custom fields

Is is possible to create localised custom fields? For Swiss client I need to set up a custom field with the contact's profession. There are three official languages in Switzerland and we would like to ...
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Setting petition in my own language

I'm setting up a petition and would like everything to be in my country's language (Dutch). I already figured out how to change the wordings in the form itself (first name, last name, e-mail address) ...
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Default localisation

Can you please tell me if you can set the default localisation to one country, so that language/currency/address country are already set? Many thanks Paul
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Shouldn't CRM_Core_PseudoConstant::get localize parameter be setted to TRUE by default?

Some translations are missing in non-english language (french in my case), because of the fact that localize's parameter is set to FALSE by default with no way to change it via configuration. So my ...
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Contribution Tab not visible after upgrade to 5.2.1

after upgrading CiviCRM 5.2.1 in contacts I contribution tab disappeared. And "Contribution" is checked in Display preferences. I discovered that it depends that when I save admin/setting/...
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I have everything done and still this red no go

Language and Region Settings CiviCRM has been translated to many languages, thanks to its community of translators. By selecting another language, the installer may be available in that language. The ...
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Images with text in Message Templates in a multilingual installation

I am trying to customize a message template by adding a header image with some text in it. The problem is that my website is in 2 languages and I need that the header image is sent to the user ...
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Civievent - Billing fields

Is it possible to change the labels for the billings fields when people are signing up for an event. In the swedish translation of the fields: "First name, middle name and last name" they are called ...
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CiviCRM Installer doesn't find language files

I am trying to install CiviCRM 4.7.8 on WordPress 4.5.2. I uploaded the l10n and sql folder to the civicrm folder, but the installer only offers "English (United States)" as an option for "Language ...
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Suppress 'Unsupported locale specified to parseStreetAddress: en_GB' message

If debugging is enabled, 'Unsupported locale specified to parseStreetAddress: en_GB' message appears in some situations (add/edit contact), which scares non-techy editors. There are some ancient ...
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Date of birth fields

We're trying to have the date-of-birth field for our contacts displayed in dd-mm-yyyy format when using mailings but despite me altering every single relevant setting in Civi...our test mailings still ...
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Localisation settings not saving

I'm running civicrm on a joomla 2.5 site and recently tried to update my localisation settings which at first appear to save but the new settings are not saved, it reverts to the default settings each ...
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Add empty l10n folder to default distribution

I have been using the auto localisation update extension https://github.com/cividesk/com.cividesk.l10n.update successfully for a several years. One of my frustrations though is that every time I ...