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Damien_Damien_ 

Multi-language customer portal

I have a customer portal that I need some text to display in whatever language the User is using.  A couple of languages we need to support are not supported by Salesforce at all.  

Bengali

Haitian Creole

 

Is this doable?  If so... where do I begin?

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Damien_Damien_

That could work.  I actually came up with a solution that worked for me.  I added a language field to Contacts since customer portal users are associated to a Contact.  I also copy/pasted the text from multiple languages directly into a field in Salesforce.  Depending on the language on the Contact Object, I can change what language displays to the user.

 

Thanks for the idea though.

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Navatar_DbSupNavatar_DbSup

Hi,

 

You cannot use the language which salesforce does not support. But you can do one thing. You can create a VF Page and use the Google Api in that page to change the language.

 

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Damien_Damien_

That could work.  I actually came up with a solution that worked for me.  I added a language field to Contacts since customer portal users are associated to a Contact.  I also copy/pasted the text from multiple languages directly into a field in Salesforce.  Depending on the language on the Contact Object, I can change what language displays to the user.

 

Thanks for the idea though.

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Nancy JNancy J
That's very interesting @Navatar_DBSup.  I have an issue and am wondering if that would also work.  When rendering a PDF from flows, I need various languages that aren't supported by Salesforce.  For example, I need Mandarin, not Chinese Traditional (and there are many other examples).  What suggestions do you have?