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Oracle APEX Cookbook - Second Edition by Marcel Van Der Plas, Michel Van Zoest

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Chapter 6. Creating Multilingual APEX Applications

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Creating a translatable application
  • Using XLIFF files
  • Switching languages
  • Translating data in an application

Introduction

The consequence of publishing applications on the web is that anyone from anywhere in the world (and beyond since they have the Internet on the International Space Station) can view your work. When your target audience is in one country, a single language is often enough. But what can you do when you want to serve your website to many international visitors in their native tongue?

Application Express offers built-in functionality to translate applications, without having to rebuild the application completely.

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