How To Update an Existing Translation File

If you have an Existing Translation File Uploaded into the Translation File Module and it needs to be updated follow the steps here to update it

If you have an Existing Translation File Uploaded into the Translation File Module and it needs to be updated follow the steps here to update it

The example here shows that we need to update the French Translation File. DO NOT just download this file and edit it an upload it. You may have fields names that have changed that a translation no longer appears for, or the translation file properties may have been altered on the system. Instead, you need to create a new file via the Translation button.

Click on the "Translation" Button

Click on the "Translation" Button

Click on the Language that you need (e.g. French) and generate the file

Click on the Language that you need (e.g. French) and generate the file

From the downloads list, open it in Libre Office Calc ONLY (as you would have done when you created the file)

From the downloads list, open it in Libre Office Calc ONLY (as you would have done when you created the file)

Ensure the characters set is set to Unicode (UTF-8)

Ensure the characters set is set to Unicode (UTF-8)

You may need to save the file as it could be a Read Only file.

You may need to save the file as it could be a Read Only file.

Often the files only open as Read Only files. To edit them you need to save them (as shown here)

Once the file opens and it editable, you can see any existing translation appear in the translation column.

Once the file opens and it editable, you can see any existing translation appear in the translation column.

You can update the existing translation fields, and add in new ones for any field, form, option etc.

Add in the newly Translated Event, Field or Option names into this spreadsheet. The, delete the any empty rows of data

Just as when the original file was created. Once you have added in any of the translation, please remove any rows that you do not need for translation.

Resave the file it as a csv and check the character Set is still Unicode (UTF 8) via the Edit Filter settings

Go back to the Translation File Module

Go back to the Translation File Module

Click on Edit for the existing file

Click on Edit for the existing file

Click on Replace File

Click on Replace File

Choose the File that you just translated and click Upload and Save

Choose the File that you just translated and click Upload and Save

The new file is applied to all users viewing the system using the updated File

The new file is applied to all users viewing the system using the updated File

ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK THAT THE FIELDS APPEAR CORRECTLY

ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK THAT THE FIELDS APPEAR CORRECTLY

Always log into the system and check that the fields are showing correctly, and there are no strange fields appearing in the translations. If there are, you may not have saved the file correctly.

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