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Tips on using SharePoint in a multilingual environment

SharePoint's API has gone through several iterations, from the 2010 API, to the 2013 API, and now Graph API.  Throughout, it has struggled with being language-independent, particularly when dealing with lists and libraries.  Everything works fine when the site is in English and the user's ...

20.09.20 04:09 AM - Comment(s)

October is a busy month for SharePoint lovers. While much awaited in person events had to be postponed due to COVID-19, the virtual conference world is taking over, and October seems to be an especially active month.


The PointFire team is getting all geared up for the 10+ conferences we’re sponsoring...

07.09.20 03:09 AM - Comment(s)

Because of recent changes to the Azure Translator Text API, a few new languages in the Western Iranian language group are being added to PointFire Translator.

Two versions of Kurdish are being introduced, Kurdish (Central), language code "ku", also called Sorani, and Kurdish (Nort...
21.08.20 04:08 PM - Comment(s)

When SharePoint 2019 was first released, its Machine Translation Service did not work.  The service could be installed and was running, but most attempts to use of it would result in the error message "The service application required to complete this request is unavailable. Try this ...

13.08.20 03:08 AM - Comment(s)
Microsoft Forms supports multilingual forms.  How do you create these forms, how do you know what language the form will be in, and what happens when the forms are in a Microsoft Forms web part in SharePoint ?

Creating a form in multiple languages is easy.  You can find detailed instruction...
07.08.20 07:08 AM - Comment(s)