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Multilanguage Support at data level

Hi,

I have seen that BO provides a tool (Trasnlation manager) to provide multilanguage support at metadata kevel (universes and reports), What about the contents. For instance: Consider that we have a dimensional month table with month names for ecah language in different columns. How to achieve that BO displays the month name according for user local language preferences?

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  • Posted on Oct 11, 2010 at 07:28 AM

    Which kind of datasource are you talking about?

    Regards,

    Stratos

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    • Former Member Efstratios Karaivazoglou

      Hi Stratos,

      Thanks for your suggestion. Its fits well for a table with following structure

      Product ID LOCALE Product_Name

      DC1212 en_GB Digital camera Appareil photo

      DC1212 fr_FR numérique

      DC1212 de_DE Digitalkamera 606 Universe Designer

      DC1212 es_ES Cámaras digitales

      ... ... ...

      SELECT Product_Name

      FROM PRODUCT

      WHERE PRODUCT.LOCALE = @Variable('PREFERRED_VIEWING_LO

      CALE')

      At query time the user replaces the variable by the correct locale value and Web Intelligence retrieves the information in that locale.

      But what happens if instead of a LOCALE column I have a table with a diferent column for each language? Could be possible to apply some workaround?

      Thanks

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