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FIX: On a non-English system column headings are displayed in English



ID: ZTN4095

This Zetafax technical note applies to:

  • NAV 2009 Service Pack 1
  • Zetadocs for NAV v4.0


This hotfix advises how to download and install the Microsoft hotfix KB 981605 " The RoleTailored client (RTC) cannot show captions in a primary language if the local language that is allowed by the license is not the primary language in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1" . This can cause table column headings on Zetadocs for NAV objects to incorrectly display in English.

Description of Symptoms from Microsoft:

Assume that you run the RoleTailored client (RTC) in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Service Pack 1 by using the license that allows a local language. However, the local language is not a primary language. 

Note:  Some languages are based on a primary language. For example, German (Switzerland) is based on German (Germany). When a caption is not defined for German (Switzerland), the German (Germany) caption is shown instead. 

The primary language is not allowed in the RTC. Therefore, if a caption is not defined for the local language, the field names are shown in English. For example, if you have a Swiss license that allows German (Switzerland) instead of German (Germany), the RTC cannot convert the captions to the German (Germany) captions  when the German (Switzerland) captions are not specified. 

More information

The Microsoft hotfix can be downloaded from:

http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=981605& kbln=en-us

The page is only available to registered users. Microsoft Dynamics provides Windows Live ID to access their sites. Sign in with your Windows Live ID to access Microsoft Dynamics extranets.

Keywords: RTC, role tailored client, language, translate, translation, column, header, caption, English, table

Last updated: 11th October 2010 (LD/MW)

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