Means of adapting computer software to different languages, regional differences and technical requirements of a target market.

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Toggle between languages in ArcGIS Online

I'm making a tourist map for out municipality in ArcGIS Online. I would like to have it in 2 Languages (English and Norwegian). I have two separate layers for each Language Version. Does anyone know ...
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Download osm data in many languages

Does the OSM provide data for street names in different languages? E.g. Spanish and English. If yes, how can I download them?
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Retrieve traditional chinese entries from openstreetmap

I want to retrieve both simplified and traditional Chinese entries from openstreetmap. E.g. <node id="244082315" lat="43.558611" lon="126.228611" version="5" timestamp="2014-01-21T10:07:18Z" ...
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Change the language of OSM maps in QGIS

I would like to create small walking paper maps of Chinese cities parts and thought to use QGIS(print pdf + via plotting). With QuickMapServices plugin I added the map and of course the street names ...
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Change language of QGIS Browser to English

I want to change the language of QGIS Browser graphical user interface (GUI) to English. I know how to change the language of QGIS GUI itself from (Settings->Options->Locale), but that does not change ...
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Changing locale on a per app basis in ArcGIS Online

Our organisation in ArcGIS Online is localised to a non-english language. I'm now working on a project aimed at english speaking visitors. As such, I want to change the localisation for the Web Map ...
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Using linguistic phonetic alphabet in QGIS?

I want to know if there is a way to use the International Phonetic Alphabet in QGIS? I am working with a group of linguistics that want to map dialectic varibility in a language (Nahuatl) and I am ...
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Problem with Mapserver label encoding in Greek

I'm having a problem when trying to render a shapefile's labels that has Greek characters with the use of truetype and I'm getting weird characters. The code for my label section is as follows: LABEL ...
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Change language from Swedish to English QGIS pisa

Can I change language from Swedish to English in my QGIS Pisa? I don't remember even choosing languages when I installed it.
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Select by attributes for Arabic fonts in SDE/ file geodatabases?

I have a layer with names of electrical substations in Arabic language. there is no any problem when searching any Field names in English language whether from the SDE of file goedatabase I got the ...
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How to translate Arcgis Online Web Map Apps in needed language?

After created my account in ArcGIS Online, I follow the steps and build a Web Map Application with tools etc. And i was wondering how can i translate that Web Map Application in my language if there ...
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Openlayers 3 and map captions i18n

All captions are displayed in native language when using Openstreetmap as source and that makes map too hard to read when looking at Asian countries. Is it possible to use user selected language or ...
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Can't get QGIS plugin translations (i18n) to work!

It's hard to be specific, but I'm having problems setting up translation files for the plug-in I'm building. The plug-in works fine, but I also want to enable translation of the GUI. I've tried to ...
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ArcGIS Addin Localization Not working?

I want to have a localized (e.g. French) addin toolbar. What I have done so far: Created the Config.fr-FR.xml file and put all the translations there Changed my system "Region and Language" setting ...
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Right to left languages in GeoNetwork v3

Is there any support for Right-To-Left (RTL) languages such as Farsi and Arabic in GeoNetwork v3?If yes, any document for implementing it?
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Iran place names in Farsi

I'm looking for a downloadable listing of place names for Iran, in Farsi script. I downloaded GeoNames for Iran, but many of the place names in there seem to be only in Latin script (of 253,000 ...
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Multi Language support for QGIS python plugin

Is there any method for python plugin in QGIS 2.8 to support multiple languages.(including .ui files that is call from this python).Please anyone can help i am new to this environment
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Find and replace with Greek letters returns question mark in ArcGis 10.3

When I try to replace values in a field with Greek Characters they appear as it should be in attribute, but when I save the edits and re open the attribute I see question mark. The same thing ...
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How to implement language in geonetwork?

How can I implement another language in Geonetwork 2.10.4? I have tried to follow this tutorial https://trac.osgeo.org/geonetwork/wiki/HowToTranslate, and in the section where are described ISO19139 /...
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Is it possible to label places using local fonts like Singhala and Tamil fonts in Arcmap or QGIS?

I downloaded the Keyman desktop for the local keyboard/fonts. I would like to encode location names using Tamil/Singhala fonts in the attribute table and then use it to label the map. However, after ...
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How to import vietnamese characters with MapInfo Pro?

How can I import shape files, Charset "UTF-8" with vietnamese characters (f.e. "Đường nhựa") correctly? With UTF-8 I get somethin like "___ng nh_a"! Should I use another charset or is it just not ...
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Using “calculate field” in python script fails to display Arabic characters correctly

Using “calculate field” in python script fails to display Arabic characters correctly. I have exported the modelbuilder to python script, but unfortunately the Arabic characters cannot by displayed ...
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How to change encoding options for a shp file in ArcGIS

After creating a shp file with attributes containing Turkish characters like ş,ç,ü.., Upon exporting it as another shp file , shp file having problem on displaying those characters, Is there any way ...
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Spelling of Kilometres on ArcGIS Pro scale bar?

Being in Australia I like to see the spelling of "Kilometres" used on my maps in preference to "Kilometers". In ArcGIS Pro 1.0 I have not been able to find an option to change the text used for units ...
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How to change GRASS language within QGIS?

I use GRASS plugin inside QGIS on Japanese version of windows 7 x64. As I start GRASS tools, all the content show in English but when I try to execute a tool, tools option dispalys in Japanese ...
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How to change font used by ArcGIS Pro controls and dialogues to Khmer?

In Cambodia, we need to use Khmer font to show our own language characters. ArcGIS Pro which has Ribbon interface support the display of the Khmer font but we need to change the font to use Khmer font....
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How to customize Configurable Map Viewer (CMV) to be available on two languages choosing with button click?

I want to make this application available on two languages (MK and EN) depending on whether the user choose (click) [MK] or [EN] button. If I set variable loc = "MK", default application language ...
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How to localize ArcMap?

I installed ArcGIS 10.2.2 on my laptop and try to localize the ArcMap component to my native language. I used programs like (Lingobit localizer and SDL passolo) to translate resource strings in the ...
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QGIS vector line layer doesnt accept cyrillic letters

In QGIS 2.6 vector line layer doesnt accept cyrillic letters, how can i fix this? For polygon it it works fine but for line and point it only gives me set of question marks - ?????
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Is spatial reference information suceptible to be translated?

In an English application that uses ArcObjects API from ESRI, the information regards the spatial reference system is displayed in English as the API gives it. If the application is translated to ...
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How to simply report wrong language translation in QGIS?

I noticed that the "Eliminate sliver polygons" option in QGIS 2.4. has wrong translation in Croatian language (translated as silver), so I decided to report it. In official page there are ...
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Chinese characters appear in attribute table

I am running QGIS 2.4 on a mac, and all of the text in my attribute tables appears in Chinese. I've tried uninstalling and re-installing, changing the locale to U.S. English, and nothing helps. I've ...
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Translate PostgreSQL column names in QGIS

I have connected to PostgreSQL and imported the layer to QGIS. The column names are written using English letters. Can the names of columns be automatically translated to another language?
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Display Arabic text in ArcGIS

I have my GDB where names for a few fields in feature class is written in Arabic. When I label them, it is displaying the labels but unable to understand the text as it is symbolized/coded. Can ...
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Encoding Greek alphabet with ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a big type of Greek shapefiles, but a lot of time when I show the attribute table I see ?.????????? . How can I encode them? Is there any way to make ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop encode them ...
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Implementing both English & Arabic user interfaces to Esri Geoportal Server?

I am using ESRI Geoportal Server 1.2.2 and need to implement both English & Arabic user interfaces. For this I am maintaining separate resource file for both languages (gpt_en.properties and ...
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GeoNetwork map viewer not displaying title name in Thai language?

I am using GeoNetwork 2.10.3 to Add WMS server from GeoServer and am unable to display its title using the Thai language. I have tested an edit string with the Thai language and it worked. It is ...
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Using unicode characters (arabic) in Select By Attribute of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm new to Python scripting with ArcGIS for Desktop and I have unicode characters (arabic) in my attribute table. I want to use these characters in my script but when I try to do that the script ...
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Open Arabic Shapefile in Qgis

I have a shape-file all it's fields are in Arabic. When I opens it in qgis 2.0 all the data is replaced by "?". I changed the encoding to Arabic or UTF-8 but with the same result. How can I Open an ...
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Does cartodb support arabic text?

I'd like to use Arabic text in my map. I saw this post earlier about Cyrillic text (Does CartoDB support alphabets other than Latin?), but does anyone know about Arabic? Thanks!
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Creating getCapabilities document in more languages

I'm providing INSPIRE metadata and services and I want them in more languages than one. I expect that most users are locals, but some users are definitely from other European countries. Therefore I ...
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Does OpenLayers support right to left languages?

Right to Left languages need to be handled differently. For instance, in popups the text and the close box should be reversed. Google Maps supports this if the page has a <html dir='rtl'> ...
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Does CartoDB support alphabets other than Latin?

Does anyone know if CartoDB supports alphabets other than Latin? I'm trying to upload some data with Cyrillic characters but have had no success.
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My Coordinate Reference System listing is in the wrong language

I just installed QGIS Desktop 2.0.1 on a desktop (Windows 8-64). All the menus are in English-US (as they should be), but the CRS listings -- when I try to change them for a project are a layer -- ...
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Can OSM's iD editor be used on custom maps?

I'm setting up a community-based mapping solution for a local NGO. They need their own maps and, after some consideration, I have decided to go with Mapperz suggestion and use MapBox. It's good to ...
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Problems with cyrillic

I have feature class settlement in my geodatabase and i have two attributes for them. Name on latin and name on cyrillic. When I use same feature to another computer (export feature class) i cannot ...
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How to replace a cyrillic symbol in an attribute table using python?

I've tried searching for an answer and I've already seen some similar themes here, but I still haven't been successful in replacing Cyrillic symbols in an attribute table, which is why I'm asking for ...
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Is it possible to localize ArcGIS Feature-Classes?

I wondered if it is possible to translate an ArcGIS feature-class into different languages? For example I want to translate the Fields of the class and then add the data for the defined languages. I ...
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What programming languages are used by different GIS platforms?

Suppose a programmer has no knowledge of GIS, but wants to leverage his/her programming skills to get into GIS. Please list different GIS platforms, packages, etc. that use a particular language. (I ...