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Localizing UI components

Written by Ben Terris
Product Analyst at MindTouch
This page applies to:MindTouch (current)


Localized vs non-localized components


The table below shows which components of the UI are localized and which are not.

Localized UI components Non-localized UI components
  • Tabs
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Buttons
  • Pro member bar
  • Site tools menu
  • Options menu
  • Editor menus
  • Status messages
  • Attachment manager
  • Sign-in
  • Page rating
  • Tags
  • Classifications
  • Link picker dialog
  • Move page dialog
  • New Page dialog
  • MindTouch framework headings, tabs, and buttons (except Overview heading; see Overview bullet next column)
  • Custom-built interfaces (including custom skins)
  • The contextual help interface
  • The control panel
  • Last modified date/time and other meta information within the following tables:
    • Attachments
    • Page and site history
    • User view and search activity
    • Content aging and community scoring report
  • Overview heading must be in English in order to for overview content to be properly used as a page abstract on guide pages and in search results

  • Page templates

  • Images within the side bar in product help

 

Examples of localized components


Click the items below to view examples of the localized components:

►  Breadcrumbs
 
English Sample localization

Navigation buttons and breadcrumbs are based on actual page path segments, which support any language in Unicode. They are not automatically localized.

 
►  Buttons
 
English Sample localization

 
►  Previous/next navigation
 
English Sample localization

The previous/next navigation is based on actual page path segments, which supports any language in Unicode. The previous/next navigation is not automatically localized.

 
►  MindTouch toolbar
 
English Sample localization
 
►  Site tools menu
 
English Sample localization
 
►  Options menu
 
English Sample localization
 
►  Editor menus
 
English
Sample localization
 
►  Styles menu
 

 Custom styles are not localized.

 
English Sample localization
 
►  Image dialog
 
English Sample localization
 
►  Status messages
 
English Sample localization
 
►  Attachment manager
 

Filenames and file data (such as the last modified date) are not localized. 

 
English
Sample localization
 
►  Sign-in
 
English Sample localization
 
►  Page rating
 
English Sample localization
 
►   Link picker dialog
 
English

Sample localization

 
►  Move page dialog
 
English

Sample localization

 
►  New dialog
 

Template names and descriptions are based on page content and are not automatically localized. Buttons, links and the blank page template will be localized.

 
English

Sample localization

 

 

What's next?


Find out which languages MindTouch localization supports.
 

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