Languages

Use the Languages settings to:

When you make a language available, you can select it when you create content and also when you publish.

Note

If you want to use two different versions of a language, add one of the versions as an additional "translation" language. For example, if you want to have UK English and US English as separate languages, add US English as an additional language.

Enable or Disable a Language

To control which languages are available for use, you can enable or disable each language as required.

  1. Select your profile name in the upper right corner to display a menu, and then select Settings.

  2. Select the Languages tab.

  3. Use the sliders to enable or disable any of the available languages.

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    Note

    You cannot deselect your default language or any other language that has already been used for writing content in your topics.

  4. To add a language to the list, select the Activate Language button. Then choose the language from the dropdown list and select Activate. The language is added to the Languages tab, where you can enable it as described in the previous step).

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  5. If you have a requirement to use four-letter language codes, for example if your translation provider requires it, you can change the default language code by clicking on the language to edit it.

    We do not recommended that you change the language code unless you have a specific requirement.

Create Additional Languages

Paligo has a list of languages that are available and you can enable or disable them as required. You can also create additional languages, although these would need to comply with the ISO language codes (two letter or four letter codes).

  1. Select your profile name in the upper right corner to display a menu, and then select Settings.

  2. Select the Languages tab, and then select the Activate language button to display the Activate language dialog. In the dialog, select Create New.

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  3. In the Language name field, enter the name of the language in your language, for example, Swedish.

  4. In the Language name (native) field, enter the native name for the language, for example, Svenska.

  5. Enter the Language code (which must match the language code used in your Translation Memory System).

  6. Define if the Language is right-to-left (such as Hebrew or Arabic).

  7. If you have a requirement to use four-letter language codes, for example if your translation provider requires it, you can set it in the Alternative language code field.

    We do not recommended that you change the language code unless you have a specific requirement.

  8. Select Insert.

  9. On the Languages tab, select the Activate Language button and then choose your new language from the list. Select Activate to add it to the Languages tab.