Chapter 12. Localizing Your Installer

Localization is the process of making a piece of software, or in this case an installer, suitable for the region and culture it will be used in. This can include changing the language of displayed text, making sure that images and colors are culturally appropriate, and adjusting the size of UI elements to fit longer or shorter words.

In this chapter, we'll cover the following aspects of localization:

  • Setting the language and code page attributes of your Product and Package elements
  • Adding WiX localization files
  • How to use Light.exe to localize an MSI
  • Translating built-in error messages and the end user license agreement
  • Creating a single multi-language installer

Setting language and code page attributes

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