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Language support

The Alfresco Community Edition interface is supported for use with a number of languages that have been through an Engineering quality assurance (QA) and linguistic testing cycle.
Alfresco Community Edition is supported with the following languages:
  • US English (en)
  • German (de)
  • Spanish (es)
  • French (fr)
  • Italian (it)
  • Japanese (ja)
  • Dutch (nl)
  • Simplified Chinese (zh_CN)
  • Russian (ru)
  • Norwegian Bokmål (nb)
  • Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR)

To use a localized version, ensure that you configure the correct language in your browser settings.

The source-localized files are encoded in ASCII, and the special and accented characters are displayed using escape sequences. The source files have been renamed using the corresponding locale for each language. For example, for the French version, site-welcome.properties is called sitewelcome_ fr.properties.

Although the interface is localized, the following components have not been localized, therefore, any strings originating from these components will be displayed in English.
  • SharePoint
  • LibreOffice
The following files are not localized and the error messages remain in English to ease searching for fixes to issues.
  • content-service.properties
  • dictionary-messages.properties
  • module-messages.properties
  • patch-service.properties
  • repoadmin-interpreter-help.properties
  • schema-update.properties
  • system-messages.properties (partially translated)
  • tenant-interpreter-help.properties
  • version-service.properties
  • webclient-config-admin-interpreter-help.properties
  • workflow-interpreter-help.properties
  • control.properties (in remote-api directory)

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