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SMF Support => Language Specific Support => Topic started by: ivytony on January 22, 2005, 04:58:03 PM

Title: how to install language package?
Post by: ivytony on January 22, 2005, 04:58:03 PM
Hi, I want to make a Chinese version of SMF. and I have downloaded the language package. Can you pls teach me how to make english to chinese?

thanks
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: [Unknown] on January 22, 2005, 05:03:00 PM
Upload the files in the package to the same folder as SMF.

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Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: ivytony on January 22, 2005, 05:17:30 PM
then, what to do next?

by package, you mean the unzipped folder of the compressed one?

put it in the folder where SMF is, you mean put it where the SMF index is?

thanks, it's just a little bit confusing. :-*
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: [Unknown] on January 22, 2005, 05:18:45 PM
then, what to do next?

by package, you mean the unzipped folder of the compressed one?

put it in the folder where SMF is, you mean put it where the SMF index is?

thanks, it's just a little bit confusing. :-*

I meant, unzip the archive you download.  You should have a "Themes" directory from what you unzipped.  Upload that to the same place as index.php for the forum - you'll notice it has a "Themes" directory as well.

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Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: ivytony on January 22, 2005, 05:22:59 PM
yes, there is a themes folder in the SMF, so, I need to upload the unzipped folder (from the downloaded archive) to SMF, which might overwrite some files in the original "Themes" folder (maybe not, because with different file name?)

I did as what I said above, so what shall i do to change the language???

thank you for your answer. ???
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: ivytony on January 22, 2005, 05:28:36 PM
done, ignore the stupid question. thanks
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: benwalsh on March 20, 2005, 12:59:12 AM
Dosen't sound so stupid to me

i had downloaded/upload ran install.php all within ten minutes or so and was just starting to like this board

then came to install the Spanish language pack
again download/upload but then nothing no read me file no obvious install.php (though I have tried Install.Spanish.php)

So I must say please point me along the way
also if any one wishes to save me a search what is the best ubb classic converter

THNX Ben
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: [Unknown] on March 20, 2005, 01:49:01 AM
then came to install the Spanish language pack
again download/upload but then nothing no read me file no obvious install.php (though I have tried Install.Spanish.php)

You don't have to install it.  Once uploaded, it is available and as installed as it needs to be.  Simply select the language in your Server Settings to make it the default.

Furthermore, had you uploaded it before installation, you would have been able to use the installer in Spanish as well.

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also if any one wishes to save me a search what is the best ubb classic converter

I'm afraid that, as far as I know, there is currently no UBB.classic converter.  I think it was requested once, but I'm not sure.

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Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: [Unknown] on March 20, 2005, 02:01:16 AM
I'm afraid that, as far as I know, there is currently no UBB.classic converter.  I think it was requested once, but I'm not sure.

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I take that back, there is a topic about one:

http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=10379.0

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Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: benwalsh on March 20, 2005, 03:03:48 AM
thnx
Title: /help/index.spanish.html missing from spanish.zip?
Post by: benwalsh on March 22, 2005, 08:43:56 PM
I to am looking for the file help/index.spanish, for spanish.zip, or is it there, in the wrong path, I see something called Help.spanish.php?

I had no luck with the link  on http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=13775.msg234557#msg234557  (http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=13775.msg234557#msg234557) to
http://foro.cmh-ip.net/Themes/default/help/index.spanish.html

Please advise
Ben
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: [Unknown] on March 22, 2005, 11:20:55 PM
I'm afraid that some of the languages, including Spanish, do not include translated help files yet.

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Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: benwalsh on April 01, 2005, 05:10:15 PM
I got the spanish help files ok
but are there any changes here in the new upgrade
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: [Unknown] on April 01, 2005, 05:11:56 PM
No language file related changes were made, unless I'm forgetting something.

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Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: gayathri on April 22, 2005, 04:16:18 AM
You don't have to install it.  Once uploaded, it is available and as installed as it needs to be.  Simply select the language in your Server Settings to make it the default.


After installing the package in English, now i want to convert it to Finnsh..
I downloaded the Themes folder in the same location as index.php.

Somebody has mentioned to change the server setting before. How do i do that ?

Please do let me know, i am very new to this software.

Thanks
Gayathri
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: [Unknown] on April 22, 2005, 04:20:07 AM
If you have uploaded the files in the smf_1-0-3_finnish archive, you just have to go to Admin -> Server Settings and change the language.

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Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: mario-braha on August 02, 2007, 05:52:28 PM
on the Server Settings there is only one language and thats english.
Title: Re: how to install language package?
Post by: Daniel D. on August 16, 2007, 02:02:32 AM
Did you extract the files in the same folders then the english ones? Which language did you install?