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

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Internationalization of QGIS processing scripts

How can one translate QGIS processing scripts GUI and user messages to other languages ? The QGIS documentation explains how to translate Python plugins, but not processing scripts.
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Setting reverse geocoding language in ArcGIS Pro

I'm trying to reverse geocode some points and get their addresses with ArcGIS Pro. There are points all around the world and for many of them, addresses returned is in local language (Greek, Thai, ...
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Changing the interface language on the Input app (iPhone)

A while ago, I downloaded the Input app for my iPhone (iOS 14.8). The interface language is set to an Asian language, and I can't figure out how to change it. I've tried to delete it and reinstall, ...
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GeoServer Swedish characters doesn't work in legend

I have a GeoServer layer with Swedish characters (Å, Ä, Ö) in attributes table and legend. These do not work in QGIS legend. How can I fix this? The layer is originally a shapefile import to postgres ...
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How to manage languages in Gisgraphy

I provided the following URL string, with specifying German language in the output: https://services.gisgraphy.com/geocoding/geocode?address=berlin&format=json&style=FULL&lang=de ...
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Reading files with Japanese filenames with GeoPandas

I'm trying to read all shapefiles in a folder using this script: import glob import geopandas as gpd infolder = r'E:/folder/test_input' shapefiles = glob.iglob(infolder+'/*.shp') gdfs = [gpd....
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How to translate a QGIS project using a *.qm file? / my QGIS project is not translated?

Usually when you create a QGIS project, you will name the attributes, layer etc. in your own language. You might want to deliver the project to another user in another language.
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Implementing French language in PyQGIS Plugin

I build a plugin with PyQGIS. If the user changes the language of QGIS interface then automatically my Plugin dialog and messages need to change that particular language (we just looking into French ...
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How To Change Google earth engine Base Map Language

Google Earth Engine docs have an Article on how to Change the base map attributes Yet not a word about changing the language of this base map. Is there a way with the Maps API ?
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Is there a standard vernacular for levels of political boundaries (specifically city, county, state, nation)

While building a geotemporal web app, I found that virtually all countries followed this simple four-level structure, akin to what we in the US of A call: city, county, state, nation. However, most ...
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English translations of QGIS commands, algorithms and menu items

For posting here at GIS SE, I often have to find the English equivalents of commands, functions, algorithms, menu items etc. of my German language version of QGIS. Sometimes, a word-by-word ...
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qgis2web plugin overriding system locale when publishing (comma as decimal separator)

I'm using qgis2web to export maps and even though in desktop client my settings are all right, when I publish (with both Leaflet or OpenLayers) the decimal separator changes from comma to point. Is ...
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Using Accented character in ArcPy

I am trying to export a map using Python/ArcPy script. The problem that the title of the exported map containts somthing like "A(c)" instead of the accent "é" I wrote. The date (dt) is printed (in ...
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Getting QGIS interface in French on Mac

I have just downloaded QGIS 3.4.15-Madeira on my Mac (Mojave 10.14.6) which local settings include French. The interface language is however American English. I went to settings and unticked "...
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Using name keys in OpenStreetMap

When contributing to OpenStreetMap one can set a general ("default") name as well as further language specific names (e.g. name:de). Example: name Joe's Guesthouse name:en Joe's Guesthouse name:de ...
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Using multilingual names in OpenStreetMap

In OpenStreetMap one can set building names for each building. Available is for example: name as default name and name:de for its German translation. Example: name Italian Restaurant name:de ...
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Is there a way to add i18N to a SLD export from QGIS?

I have created a SLD from QGIS and I want to add localization (i18n) in GeoServer following the steps from the documentation: https://docs.geoserver.org/latest/en/user/styling/sld/language.html ...
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QGIS - Translation problems

I've enabled Processing plugin and provided compiled i8n file but somehow there is a error which causes GUI to create two separate buttons. One of them is translated and one is not. Does anybody know ...
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Turning off colliding keyboard shortcuts in ArcMap

While working in the table environment in ArcMap, I am not able to write several Polish characters without causing some action. Trying to write ą (AltGr+a) results in a Select All, ń (AltGr+n) ends up ...
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Setting Google street basemap language in QGIS?

I use google street map as my project's basemap in QGIS: Using Tile Server: https://mt1.google.com/vt/lyrs=m&x={x}&y={y}&z={z}. As my computer default language is Chinese, when the ...
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Getting attribute text error after running tool in QGIS?

I'm Korean, and I used Korean language text in attribute table. I ran Add raster values to points. (input shapefile and raster(aspect)) The tool works well, but result file's attribute table has an ...
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Changing ArcGIS map service language?

I'm using this ArcGIS map service as the basis for an application I'm developing. However, this base map is in English, and for my application, it's necessary that the labels be displayed in ...
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Using CARTO in a different language (multilanguage)?

Is it possible to configure CARTO, CARTO Builder, etc to be available in different languages e.g. Spanish, French, Portuguese?
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Google maps address translation

My Google Maps is in English, and when I want to a share a location it gives me the address in English. But how can I get this address string in another language? I can't find a way to translate it.
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Changing data display language on QGIS?

I want to make a simple outline map on QGIS with basic city names. I downloaded the map from Nature maps but the city names keep appearing in greek, even though I changed the locale and application ...
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Language requesting GeoDjango technical documentation

I am working with a project team that hired a contractor to build a custom GeoDjango webmap application. The application is mature now and the team would like to host it on our network "in-house". I'...
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Custom format for a grid with degrees, minutes, seconds with suffix using letter from another language

I am designing a map in French where West is "Ouest", and thus the map should read 45°23′67′′O instead of 45°23′67′′W. I am using a version of QGIS in English (update: in the French version of QGIS, ...
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How to change the OpenStreetMap language (or at least the alphabet)

I just arrived in Belgrade. I am browsing the map in OpenStreeMap.org and in the OSMAnd programme. Everything is in Serbian, street names, points of interest, etc. Check it by yourself. The ...
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Changing language settings on QGIS 3?

I'm using Window 10 Japanese OS. I would like to change the settings (menus etc.) of QGIS 3.0.1 from the default Japanese into English. I tried below but it wouldn't work.
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Geonetworks Languages

I've been trying to change the default language of geonetworks to portuguese but with no success.. Anyone know how can I add the portuguese language and then make portuguese language the default ...
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Empty vector menu in QGIS on PC with French as default language

I installed QGIS 3.0.0 on a PC with French as default language. After changing the language of QGIS to English, the 'Vector' menu is empty and there is a French 'Vecteur' menu. Any ideas how to fix ...
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Integrate right to left text label expression with fields in ArcGIS 10.3

I try to insert this label expression in ArcGIS 10.3 in the layer properties. The expression has field from the attribute table and some text(right to left orientation) that i added (it isn't in some ...
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How to enable Latin names for places in some places instead of local ones in Carto Services?

Some places on the map is labeled with Cyrillic names, but I need only English/Latin names of places on the map, however sometimes there are only local names. In general I need transliteration to ...
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Attribute language error

I have a data for a project and the attributes had been written in Arabic and this what I found, how can I repair it and get the Arabic texts? I am using ArcGIS 10.4
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Getting output in different language in GeoPy

I am using django-cities and GeoPy. I am trying to get city name, id and country name, id based on given latitude and longitude. Normally this is how you can get city and country using GeoPy. from ...
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How to view french characters in QGIS attribute table

I have a shapefile 'output' with encoding windows-1252 IANA encoding. The attributes of a column contains some french characters which appears as ?. Even i tried the changing the encoding of QGIS ...
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Different languages via command line paramaters

I'm looking for a way to start different qgis instances in different languages simultaneously without changing the settings in qgis. Is it possible to define the language with a command line ...
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QGIS : how to do elegant multiple replace string?

In QGIS I need to do a string conversion, from serbian latin to serbian cyrilic. In field calculator, i have only this inelegant solution : replace(replace(replace(replace( etc... )))) It's long ...
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Accentuated characters not displaying well in Arcpy Toolbox in ArcMap

Accentuated are not well displayed in my Toolbox made with ArcPy. For instance : def __init__(self): """Define the tool (tool name is the name of the class).""" self.label = "Sample éééé" ...
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Change Dynamic Text language in ArcGIS

Being in a bilingual (English/French) organisation, I want to add dynamic text showing the date in both languages. I have a line that shows English month/year but since my ArcGIS is in English, by ...
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Any possible way to convert cyrillic encoding to latin in QGIS?

I'm struggling with QGIS showing certain layers for cities and other places in cyrillic writing (when the encoding is set to UTF-8) inside the attribute table. I'm wondering whether there's an ...
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QGIS, Arabic names reversed (left to right instead of right to left)

I am working in a map with mixed names (Arabic and English). Data comes from OSM, a PBF export from BBBIKE, imported to Spatialite using OGR2OGR. I am adding the spatialite database using UTF-8 ...
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Using CJK character orientation in label expression of ArcMap?

I'd like to set label expressions by VBscript in ArcGIS, here comes the problem. Since labels are constructed by Chinese and English, so I set the label expression like: If CJK character is checked, ...
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Changing language keyboard OSGeo Live

How can I change the language of the keyboard in OSGeo live? As described here https://live.osgeo.org/en/quickstart/internationalisation_quickstart.html does not do the trick for me. I do not have ...
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GeoNode use other language then selected as default (english as default would be great)

In GeoNode you can select the language in which you want to display the portal. Default is English, sometimes it uses automatically German, French...does this depend on the Windows language/ region ...
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UnicodeEncodeError in QGIS when setting a path

When I'm trying to batch reproject a bunch of files using GDAL warp (reproject) from processing module in QGIS (2.14) I'm getting UnicodeEncodeError: UnicodeEncodeError: 'ascii' codec can't encode ...
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How to publish multiple languages in geoserver, data from osm

I need to generate maps with labels in multiple languages. Currently I have already imported the osm data into postgis and pusblish it with geoserver, but apparently after querying the feature (using ...
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How to set default language in GeoNetwork 3.0?

I have GeoNetwork 3.0.4 running and every time I go to the address, it redirects me to the Portuguese version geonetwork/srv/por/catalog.search#/home I'd like for all users to load only the site in ...
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How to set QGIS language other then OS

I have windows 7 in Arabic. Now I dowloaded QGIS 2.14.3-2 in French. But when I installed it shows Arabic menu/tools... How can I change the menu language to French?
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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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