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Oracle ADF Enterprise Application Development—Made Simple by Sten E. Vesterli

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Defining localizable strings

Every string the user sees can be localized - labels for fields, mouseover texts, validation messages, and so on.

In some cases (such as the entity attribute above), JDeveloper can automatically register a new string and create an associated key in a resource bundle. However, you will normally work in the Select Text Resource dialog to define your strings, because this dialog provides the option to select an already defined string for a new purpose. You can invoke this dialog from many places:

  • To set a business component attribute (for example, Label), you click on the looking glass icon to the right of the field in the Control Hints dialog
  • To set a text for a user interface element from the Property Palette, you can ...

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