Export option in
to first create an XML file that contains the default English strings. You can
then import this file after strings are translated, or save a new copy with a
different locale and translated values and import that file.
Important: Do not modify the structure of the XML file.
Instead, provide translations in the
Each string is composed of the following elements in the XML:
Container for each string, including values and tags for all
The key name for each string.
The locale for each key value.
- Key Value
If no override is applied, the text that is shown to users for the
A way to customize a string and maintain the provided value.
Overrides, if provided, are always shown to users.
Customizable label for each key value.
To translate strings using XML:
- Select the
- Select the
(User Defined Objects) category and the locale that you want to export. If
this is the first time you have exported strings for this category, only the
English (United States) locale is available.
Export and save the file.
- Open the file of exported strings in an XML or text editor.
- Use search and replace to change the
<Locale> value for each key.
Note the following:
- When you replace the
<Locale> values, you must use the proper
abbreviation for the locale. For example, to designate French, you must
- If you added the desired locale to the
Predefined Locales page before installing or
upgrading SSM, you can export the strings to XML in the desired locale without
having to use search and replace.
- Translate the
<Value> for each key as needed. If an override
is used, edit the
<Override> value to update the translation that
Important: For on-demand customers, you must use the
<Override> element to override or translate an
existing key. You cannot import new keys, and if you attempt an import and you
specify a new value for a key, it will be ignored.
Import tab, and then import the file.
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