reportin any language.
The language a
reportis created in is considered the default language. See Considerations for Running a Localized Reportfor help determining what language would be an appropriate default language.
Once you have configured your
report, select the Localization button in the toolbar.
The Localization Editor panel appears on the left side of the design area. The Language property is set to Default. Default represents the language that the
reportwas created in.
Below the Language, all controls containing text are listed.
To translate the text values of your controls, select a language from the list.
A second column of text boxes appears next to your list of text controls. Currently, the boxes contain the same text values as your default language.
Language column before translation
When a secondary language is selected in the Localization Editor, only the Size and Appearance of existing controls can be modified. No new controls can be added to the layout. To continue editing the
report, you must set Language to Default.
Enter new text values into the text boxes listed for your selected language.
The values appear in the controls in the design area.
Select the back arrow in the top left corner of the panel to return to the designer and modify the size and appearance of the controls as necessary.
When a secondary language is selected, you can also double-click a control to provide a translation in place.
Any changes made to the Appearance properties are specific to the language selected.
All other control properties are disabled while the
reportis set to a language other than the default.
- Return to the default language using one of two methods:
- Open the Localization Editor again and set the Language to Default.
- Set the
reportLanguage property to Default in the Properties panel.
- Open the Properties panel.
- At the top of the panel, open the
- Select the
reportfrom the list of items.
- Under the Actions panel, set Language to Default.
The language in which the
Many languages have local dialects. For example, Geocortex Report Designer allows you to specify Australian, Canadian, American, British and many other dialects of English. If you are unsure of the dialect that your users might run your