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Saving a merged layer changes attribute table columns to Asian characters

When I merge layers the temporary attribute table looks fine, with the expected column headings. However after I save the temporary layer, either by making permanent or by exporting features the ...
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Multi-language support for MapServer WMS without activating INSPIRE schema?

I am configuring MapServer WMS layers and need to support multiple languages. One problem is the legends, another, not necessarily related, is the capability document, so I'm posting two separate ...
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Multi-language support for MapServer WMS layer legend

I am configuring MapServer WMS layers based on vector data and need to support multiple languages. One problem is the legends, another, not necessarily related, is the capability document, so I'm ...
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How to ascertain actual location of duplicately named UNLOCODE region when co-ordinates are not provided

As https://www.reddit.com/u/rokejulianlockhart/s/9Gp5N5Htva explains, I ask this to remediate a problem: Which of GBR's HAO or HWX refers to https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hanworth,+Norwich/@52....
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Multi-language label in colormap SLD (GeoServer)

I would try to make my colormap available in different languages. In the documentation from the GeoServer and GeoTools I can't find any opportunity to do that. In the "standard" SLD with ...
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Internationalization/localisation for environment variables arcpy GP tool

I had gone through the below post to achieve localisation for log messages in history tool using messages.xml as well as for parameter labels using toolbox xmls. https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/...
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Download error in QField

I was not able to see the polygones and everything I worked on in the QField app in QGIS. So I deleted the data from the local Storage. Since than it was stored in the Cloudan dI can see it on the ...
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QGIS toolbar aligned to the right

Toolbars and menus are aligned to the right in QGIS 3.32. In version 3.28 it is ok and aligned to the left.
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QGIS not showing Tigrinya language

I struggle to display Tigrinya language in QGIS. It is supposed to show with UTF-8 encoding. But the letters are not shown, just white spaces. I went through many other encodings, but coulnd't find ...
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Adding Odia Font in ArcMap

I am preparing GIS maps for the local community of Odisha, India. As per their requirement, the local language needs to be displayed on the map. How can I add the Odiya language font in ArcMap?
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QGIS Plugin : failing to change plugin language with qm files

I am currently having an issue when trying to associate 3 different languages (French, English and Spanish) to my plugin. The original language is French, and I want to swap to English or Spanish ...
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Identify and split data in other languages using QGIS

I have a dataset containing names in both English and other languages and mixed too. Is their any way to remove data containing other than English language? Eg:
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Internationalizing a map in QGIS

I am working on a map of a city in Cambodia. Unfortunately, the characters and names of nearly all places are all displayed in Khmer, which, despite being able to speak, I am not able to read. I ...
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Change language of QGIS date/time settings

In my QGIS installation 3.28.0 on Windows 10, dates are given in Swiss German dialect - like Määntig instead of Montag (as would be in standard German). This is annoying as no one in Switzerland ever ...
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GeoServer GetLegendGraphic in different Languages using SLD

I am trying generate Legend Graphic in different languages from GeoServer SLD. I came across this GeoServer documentation i18N in SLD Where in the title tag we can specify the localized tag with ...
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Missing translation for QgsMessageBar in standalone PyQGIS app

I am running a standalone PyQGIS application. Using QgsMessageBar I noticed that it is not using the local translation. Consider this minimal example running in a OSGeo4W environment (using all the ...
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Trimble Geoexplorer XT 6000 - Change Language

Does anyone know if it possible and if so how to change the language on the Trimble Geoexplorer XT 6000?
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Changing language from Persian to English in QGIS

How can I change the language in QGIS from Persian to English?
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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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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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