Questions tagged [localization]

Making content appear in the user's local language. There is a separate tag [translation].

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Prioritise Japanese characters over Chinese equivalent characters in English version of Google?

Here is the dilemma. I am using Windows and do not want to change the system UI to Japanese (which is more difficult to read than English), but I want to read Japanese search results. The problem is, ...
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Restrict YouTube recommendations to some language(s)

Is there any way I could restrict YouTube recommendations to just English, or better, English and some other languages too? My three years old loves watching cartoons on YouTube. He does not type ...
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GA, merging results for many subpaths

Recently I got access to Google Analytics account for a certain web application. This web application is multilingual, and language is specified as the first part of the URL path component, ie.: /eng/...
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Numbered list with Cyrillic letters

In Google Docs, I would like to have a numbered list using Cyrillic letters, such as: а б в г д The regular choices for numbered lists offer the options of Arabic numerals, Latin lowercase,...
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Is it possible to set Gmail to an English (Israel) locale

I would like to be able to use Gmail with an English UI, but set other locale settings to the common settings in Israel (see here). Specifically, the first day of the work week should be Sunday, and ...
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How do you get Devanagari (Sanskrit देवनागरी) script on Google Slides?

I need to do a presentation in Sanskrit on Google Slides but was not able to find the script. I looked at the inbuilt scripts in File > Language and Hindi, Nepali, Bengali, Malayalam etc were there, ...
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Google Sheets Checkbox vs. Tickbox

Sometimes, I've seen Checkbox but I've also seen Tick Box. Does anyone know what's going on?
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Default all Google Apps to English

I am currently travelling in Europe and every time I visit Google.com, or any Google Apps, like Sheets or Docs, it defaults to the region locale... Currently, Google Sheets is showing me all menus in ...
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Why do Microsoft websites default to Polish on my work network?

I originally asked this on Super User, but it was ruled off-topic there and referred to here. I'm in Belgium. When I open MSN, no matter what browser or what machine I use, it's opened using pl-PL ...
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Set language of browser for link expansion in Slack

If I type in http://lang-8.com/ into a Slack chat room on the web version, it comes up with Japanese language text, presumably because that's the default for that web site: http://lang-8.com/ ...
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I cannot find multilangual settings in my Facebook Page settings

Related to How to post on my Facebook profile in multiple languages?, I searched a little bit more and while I can set up the multilangual posts for other pages, I cannot set it up for one particular ...
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How to use Google News to browse Japanese news in english?

In Google news, there is a button, "language and region", so if you choose Japanese, it will be Japanese news. Is there any way to watch Japanese news in English?
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YouTube: title & description translated – but ignored in search result display

I have translated the title & description of my YouTube video into several languages, incl. Spanish. Now, when I set my browser locale to Spanish (using an extension), and visit the video directly ...
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Aliexpress query strings for buyer's country and currency?

Aliexpress features a lan=xx URL query string parameter for selecting the interface language as explaned here. This comes handy when you wipe cookies at the end of each session and do not live in an ...
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How can I make a looped animated drawing of a Chinese character from Hanzi Writer to use on Chinese.SE?

Hanzi Writer makes beautiful animations for Chinese characters. They look like the following (but animated): These animations would be useful at Chinese.SE for questions about handwriting, but ...
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How can I change the language of the UI of Google maps to English?

My operating system language is English US. My regional settings in operating system are English US My browser settings are in English US. Three different browsers: Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox. My ...
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make the gmail web application default to English on login

When I am abroad, everytime I go to Gmail, it does not respect my browsers user agent, which has the Accept-Language request header set to en-US. Since my computers language is set to English, my ...
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Google Translate and Google Search are in the wrong language

For some reason, most Google pages have started being displayed to me in Czech. It includes Google Translate, as well as the main search page google.com. Oddly enough Gmail is still in my native ...
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See Cambodian translation in Facebook

I am Australian but through my son's marriage I now have family in Cambodia. It seems to be the only language without translation on Facebook. Can Cambodian interface be enabled on Facebook?
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Is it possible to set different languages for different Google apps?

If I change my Google account's default language, it sets it for Search and Google Maps, and Gmail and so on... Now I want my Search to default to one language and my Google Maps default language to ...