Localization is the process of adapting a website into different linguistic and cultural contexts - involving much more than the simple translation of the text.
By default, Bold BI application is available in
Refer the following documentation, how to add a new localization and to edit the existing localization.
We can generate the locale files in two ways as follow:
Follow these common steps for both ways:
Create a new folder inside the locale folder, which present in the Bold BI application in the following location.
Check the following location for Bold BI version 4.1.36 or later.
NOTE: By default, the Bold BI is deployed in “C:\BoldServices”.
Check the following location for Bold BI Linux server.
Check the following location for Bold BI version below 4.1.36.
NOTE: By default, the Bold BI is deployed in “C:\Bold BI”.
Mention the folder name in the locale language code, for which language that you want to generate the localization file.
Here, created folder
fr-fr, which represents the French language code.
default.pofile in locale folder and paste this file into the newly created folder, then change the name of the file as
In this file, there are two variables present as
msgid - It contains the product content in the default language.
msgstr - It is empty, and it represents the translated language.
Convert the content in the
msgid into the equivalent language of the localization support that you want. Replace this converted content into the empty string in
Change the locale Language code in the top of the
Here, the sample converted locale file will be appeared as follows.
Use this online site https://www.matecat.com/ for generating the localization file.
Here, browse to select the
default.po file in locale folder.
TOoption, to which language that you want to generate the localization file.
Analyzeoption and then click
messages.poand paste it into the newly created localize folder.
In Bold UMS application, you can set the global language. This language is applied to
UMS, IDP, and Dashboard Server when there is no language is selected in site settings or user preference settings.
Change the localization in site settings page. By default, site language settings inherit the language from global language settings. If you want to change language, then you can change to desire language.
Admin can enforce this language into all the users. If admin enforced this language, then user preference settings is disabled.
User can set the language preference in the profile page. By clicking the
Account presence on the profile page, it will be redirected to IDP profile page where user can set the own language preference.
A user can set any language as preferred language and it will be applied on all the sites, but when the admin disable the user language preference in any site, the user preferred language will be not applied at that site.