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Each item in a dictionary is called a translation. Translations in custom dictionaries are based on the System dictionary in the selected language. Each translation comprises the following:
For example: You want to rename Case ID in the System dictionary to Reference Number in a Custom Dictionary. The list of translations for the Custom Dictionary will show:
To work with translations:
You can add, edit, and delete translations in custom dictionaries.
Note: The Value in Referent Dictionary column displays the value in the Default dictionary. To see the value in a different dictionary, select it from the Referent Dictionary list. For example, if your default dictionary is in Spanish, but you want to see the values in English, select English from the Referent Dictionary list.
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You can manually add a new translation, or Import a file to add multiple translations.
To manually add a new translation:
You can edit translations in several ways:
To delete a large number of translations at once, we recommend you:
Important: To maintain the integrity of scripts that call the dictionary, use the System ID of the original dictionary for the new one. To do this, modify the System ID of the original dictionary so it remains unique, then replace the System ID of the new dictionary with the unmodified one of the original dictionary.
You can import an XLS file to add or modify dictionary translations. Only items in the imported file will be updated in the dictionary, all other existing translations will remain unchanged. You cannot use this feature to delete translation items.
The import file must include:
To import a file:
Workflow displays a message if any errors occur. In such cases, correct the errors and import the file again.
You can export a dictionary into an XLS file to easily update, add, and delete translation values, or to backup a dictionary.
To export a file:
Note that you cannot translate the following values:
For example: $translator.get("custom.key.template.greeting_message")
For example: resp.getTranslation("custom.key.txt.msg.test");
Use this method for items that display a Translate button, such as custom and standard fields, statuses, priorities, and departments. The Translate button is available through the Edit link, the button, or the button.
For example: resp.getTranslation('custom.key.tablecontroller1.column1'.value1')