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en:create:multilang [16.01.2015 09:56]
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 In a multilingual survey, you can easily deposit one or more translations for all visible texts (e.g. questions, text modules, scale labels, error messages).  In a multilingual survey, you can easily deposit one or more translations for all visible texts (e.g. questions, text modules, scale labels, error messages). 
  
-The [[:de:survey:url|link to the questionnaire]] may either specify the language to show or, if not, the respondent will see a selection of all available questionnaire languages.+The [[:en:survey:url|link to the questionnaire]] may either specify the language to show or, if not, the respondent will see a selection of all available questionnaire languages.
  
 **NOTE:** Each question can contain multiple language versions (see more in this chapter). You __must not__ make any copies of questions, sections or text moduls for a new language version.  **NOTE:** Each question can contain multiple language versions (see more in this chapter). You __must not__ make any copies of questions, sections or text moduls for a new language version. 
  
-===== How to create multilingual survey project: =====+===== Creating Multilingual Survey =====
  
-  * Create a new questionnaire and add questions. The original language of the new survey project will hereinafter be referred to as //default language//+First, create your questions and the questionnaire. The language used to create the first version of the questionnaire is called //base language//
-  Select //add language version// in the **project's set-up**. + 
-  Select the preferred language versionA new menu item called ** language versions** will appear in the ** navigation**.+In **Survey Project** -> **Project Settings** now click //Add another Language//
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 +{{:en:create:scr.multilang.add.png?nolink|Add a translation}} 
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 +Now select the language, you would like to translate the questionnaire to. If more than one language is used in the survey, the **Control** menu will show the item **Language Versions**. 
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 +{{:en:create:scr.multilang.control.png?nolink|Language Versions in the Menu}} 
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 +Using **Manage Language Versions** you can now select the language to primarily use for editing (see below for details)Please select the language you have added. 
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 +**Tip:** You are working in the questionnaire and the menu item **Language Versions** is not selected? Just move the mouse pointer over the menu item and wait a second for the menu to open. Now, you can comfortably click one of the language symbols to change the editing language.
  
-  * Go to **language administration** to select the language you want to see first while editing the questionnaire (see below for more information. Select the language you have recently added. 
  
 ===== Translating the questionnaire I ===== ===== Translating the questionnaire I =====
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   * You can select a language in the set-up of the questionnaire(**questionnaire set-up**, tab **settings**). The questionnaire will always start in the selected language version.   * You can select a language in the set-up of the questionnaire(**questionnaire set-up**, tab **settings**). The questionnaire will always start in the selected language version.
-  * You can include a note for the language(s) in the link to the questionnaire(s. [[:de:survey:url|Der Link zum Fragebogen]]). You can find the three letter language code of the respective language under ** language versions**. The codes correspond by the way[[http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/php/code_list.php|ISO 639-2]] (bibliographische Varianten). The preset language in the questionnaire takes precedence over the set language in the questionnaire.+  * You can include a note for the language(s) in the [[:en:survey:url|link to the questionnaire]]. You can find the three letter language code of the respective language under ** language versions**. The codes correspond by the way[[http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/php/code_list.php|ISO 639-2]] (bibliographische Varianten). The preset language in the questionnaire takes precedence over the set language in the questionnaire.
   * You can also decide to not preset any language in the questionnaire set-up ("offer selection") and in the link to the questionnaire. This way the participant can select at the beginning of the survey between the languages available. You can administer the exact representation and texts of this language version under **language versions** → **language selection in the questionnaire**.   * You can also decide to not preset any language in the questionnaire set-up ("offer selection") and in the link to the questionnaire. This way the participant can select at the beginning of the survey between the languages available. You can administer the exact representation and texts of this language version under **language versions** → **language selection in the questionnaire**.
  
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 ===== How to change language dynamically ===== ===== How to change language dynamically =====
  
-If you want to change the language version during the survey process the PHP functions''[[:de:create:functions:getlanguage|getLanguage()]]'' and ''[[:de:create:functions:setlanguage|setLanguage()]]'' are at your disposal. You can ...+If you want to change the language version during the survey process the PHP functions''[[:en:create:functions:getlanguage|getLanguage()]]'' and ''[[:en:create:functions:setlanguage|setLanguage()]]'' are at your disposal. You can ...
  
   * hide entire questions in the respective language versions dynamically.   * hide entire questions in the respective language versions dynamically.
   * control the order of items depending on the language.   * control the order of items depending on the language.
   * create your own language selection.   * create your own language selection.
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