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Configure Form Languages

You can build forms to support multiple languages. This allows districts or schools to communicate with parents or students in their native languages. When you create a form, you can add translations that allow the form to be displayed in other languages.

Configure Languages

  1. From the Start Page, choose System Management, Forms, then Configure Form Languages.

    The Default language is the language displayed if the user has not chosen a language preference. The User Count is the number of users who currently have chosen the language as their default.
  2. To add a language, click New or select one of the listed languages.
  3. Select one or more Available Languages.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. Click Submit.

Add Translations to a Form

  1. Open an existing form in the Form Editor or create a new form.
  2. Click the Open Language options
    Open Language Options
     icon for any user-facing form and element property.
  3. Hover the pointer over an available language and click the plus icon to add a language.
  4. Click the Language link.
    1. Select a Language from the drop-down list.
    2. Enter the translated property name in the Translation field.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to add more languages and translations.
  6. Click Close.
  7. Verify the form's status is set to Published.
  8. Click Save Form.

Set User Preferences

On the Forms page for each portal, the user can click the Preference button to choose from a list of languages defined on the Configure Form Languages page.

After selection, the form listing is reloaded and any forms that have translations for the selected language are displayed in that language. When a translation is not available, the form is displayed in the default language.

When filling out a form, the form's title bar displays the language into which the form is translated. All available translations for the form appear in the drop-down list, which allows the user to choose a language in which to display the form without having to change their user preference.

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