Create a multilingual lookup
Create lookups that display different content for different languages at runtime. For example, VAT codes in France may differ from those in the UK. Create a lookup that displays different VAT codes based on the selected language.
The language selected for a lookup at design time must also be available at the site level. Otherwise, the lookup does not appear at runtime. See Translations.
The Lookups page appears.
- Create a lookup or open the lookup from the list.
By default, the lookup is configured for the Default language.
The Add languages dialog box displays a list of languages.
You can filter the languages by language name.
Select the languages and click
The selected languages are displayed in the Supported languages field and also appear on the Configure lookup for list.
- For Content, select Provide specific items for each language. (Default: Translate default options for each language)
Configure lookup for
list, select the language for which to configure the lookup. (Default: Default
An empty Lookup items list appears.
- Under Lookup items, click and add the lookup items for the selected language. Use the and on the column header to reorder the lookup items.
Add lookup items for the other supported languages.
You must add at least one lookup item for each language on the
Configure lookup forlist; otherwise, an error message appears.
At runtime, the lookup items are displayed whenever that language is selected.
Adding a new item to or deleting an item from the default master list (item list for the default language) has no effect on any other language.
If you delete a supporting language, prompts and items are removed from the lookup list for the selected language.