Questions tagged [internationalization]

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

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Displaying Bengali characters in QGIS

Is there a way to display Bengali characters in QGIS? I have a few Bengali words to display on my map but I can't find the right encoding in the shp property encoding list...
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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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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 3.0.0

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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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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Getting system locale settings error creating GRASS location from Python?

I am trying to use GRASS 7 from Python without explicitly creating a location. I am starting with the script provided at the GRASS-Wiki. This script tries to create a new location in the /tmp/ folder ...
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Instructional ArcGIS Online resources in Arabic or Farsi or Pashto or Turkish? [closed]

I work for a school district with a wide variety of immigrants and quite a few refugees. Many children come in not knowing any English or very limited. I have found that maps transcend language ...
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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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MapInfo legend editing for right to left text

I work with some right to left text (Arabic, Hebrew) and I would like the legend to be from right to left instead of the current left to right. Is there any way of doing this in MapInfo?
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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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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 ...