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Do the localisation files change between releases, as a rule?

The l10n translation files (civicrm.mo files in the l10n directory, distributed in the civicrm-l10n-4.6.x.tar.gz files) should change between versions, however: The latest translation files always ...
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is it possible to switch languages on a page manually?

This is done by appending &lcMessages=fr_FR to the URL (where fr_FR is the desired language code). When multiple languages are enabled, there is a language switcher block that becomes enabled. ...
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How can I change the order of address field columns on screens and reports?

Have you tried making adjustments under Administer > Localisation > Address Settings?
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Multilingual instances show 'no such field' errors after update

In the latest version, you can also rebuild the multilingual schema yourself by navigating to API Explorer http://www.site-name/civicrm/api#explorer Select Entity = System, Action = ...
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How to revert the demo sites to English? (Or change to another language)

You can change the language in Administer > Localization > Languages, Currency, Locations and change the default language (first field) to English (United States) However, as the site is in a ...
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Multilingual support

As Peter has said, CiviCRM's current support for multiple languages is restricted by the underlying architecture. Basically an extra column is added to the tables for each field that needs to be ...
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Multilingual support

i think you are right that there is not a lot of information about this currently. Multiple language can be enabled on the Localisation screen ie at http://d46.demo.civicrm.org/civicrm/admin/setting/...
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Is CiviCRM available with German admin interface?

Yes there is, for more information about downloading translations please see: https://civicrm.org/download-translations The installation instructions for localized versions vary depending on the CMS ...
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Default localisation

Defaults for localisation you can set : Go to, CiviCRM->Administer->Localization->Language,Currency,Locations You can set, a) Preferred languages Options b) Date formats c) Addresses settings ...
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Is CiviCRM available with German admin interface?

You can changed the language by including l10 packages under directory; civicrm/l10 and with following; Administer->Localization->Language,Currency,Location I addition; Also you can set the ...
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How does CiviCRM handle international mailing addresses with unusual formats?

You can control the address format in Administer menu » Localization » Address Settings, so your mailing labels generate how you'd like. What CiviCRM does not currently do is print different mailing ...
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Bugs in localization

Thanks. Please open an issue on http://issues.civicrm.org/ There you can also add a diff file to an issue. If you're really hardcore you can fork https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core, add your ...
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How to print reports with non-English characters like accents?

This is probably caused by the settings for your database? We had the same problem with Norwegian special characters because their CiviCRM database was set to Latin-1. It has to be UTF-8 general-ci ...
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How to print reports with non-English characters like accents?

Although not an ideal solution, if we add the following line in the .htaccess the reports are printed well. AddDefaultCharset utf-8
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How do I configure a phone number format?

Another normalization tool specifically for phone numbers. Per the readme, it is an administrator tool, not a real time validator. https://github.com/JohnFF/Phone-Number-Validator
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How do I configure a phone number format?

In short - you can't. Phone numbers are entered as free entry text. That's different from addresses, where the format is about which order different fields fall in; phone numbers are only one field. ...
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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?

I had this problem too on the main Civi911.com checkout form, and then I was all the more sheepish when it turns out the issue was reported by my coworker Tyrell for one of our clients! It's a bug in ...
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How do I allow multiple monetary display formats on the same installation?

Here is an extension that might help a bit with money formatting issues in Canada: https://civicrm.org/extensions/canadianbacon It basically sets the CiviCRM money settings dynamically when it detects ...
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localization on wordpress

For Wordpress, make sure you have the following structure of files: plugins/civicrm/civicrm/l10n plugins/civicrm/civicrm/l10n/fr_FR/LC_MESSAGES/civicrm.mo plugins/civicrm/civicrm/sql/...
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Admin language does not change

Unfortunately, if you change the language after the installation, the data that has been loaded during installation in the database will not be translated. I am not aware of an easy way of fixing ...
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Date Format and CiviContribute/Data Form Confirmation Page

The bug come from QuickForm being used to render in "freeze" mode (read-only) for the contribution confirm page. The bug had been reported here: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-14588 I ...
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How to fix translations in CiviCRM 4.7

Exists an unresolved localization issue that probably explains your translation problems. You can see here: CRM-17737 New Mailer dialog seems impossible to translate
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How to add additional custom translation for a payment processor?

Just after starting the bounty i have found what i was looking for: To merge two .po files you'll need to use some shell magic. I did the following: extract the original civicrm.mo file to a .po ...
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Emails templates in the language of the receiver

I think there is no approach for this on CiviCRM beyond smarty approach. We workaround this by splitting receivers groups by their language preferences and sending their separate mails from templates ...
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CiviVolunteer - Where to put translations file on WordPress

Based on this https://github.com/cividesk/com.cividesk.l10n.update/blob/master/l10nupdate.php#L131 it looks like it needs to be within the extension folder in folders 10n//LC_Messages/volunteer.mo ...
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How to suppress translation of months (or all fields) in receipts?

Welcome to CiviCRM SE KLeeHK! I am not sure if you can suppress the translation of particular Smarty tags e.g. {$receive_date} or change the date format of only this occurence. The receipts can be ...
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Shouldn't CRM_Core_PseudoConstant::get localize parameter be setted to TRUE by default?

Case statuses are user-defined option values (configurations). If you have installed CiviCRM initially in English, then switched the language, you will have to edit/translate the case statuses ...
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A small problem with the Côte d'Ivoire

I'm guessing it's whether the particular sort implementation in each case is configured to be UTF8-aware. If I order by name asc in MySQL, I see Côte d'Ivoire just after Costa Rica. If I look at a hex ...
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Default localisation

You don't have a single localisation per country, but per civicrm installation. The various defaults you can set (eg language, currency, list of available countries, date format...) are in various ...
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Where are CiviCRM's date preferences actually used?

There are actually (at least) two places where you can change the formats. One is where you described, the other one (that affects most of the displayed date formats e.g. in the contact tab) is ...
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