Tabs Localization

By: Derek Kent | Comments [1] | Category: Products | 11/20/2015

Not sure if users can understand the form? Users from the most varied backgrounds can now utilize the same tabs by applying translation. Instantly turn your forms into a multilingual business processes. That’s right. Make your forms available in a language chosen by your form’s visitors. Form designers can create resource files to contain localized translations to Tabs, Tab Descriptions and Sections.


An .resx file needs to be created for each supported language, for example:

Tabs.resx – default file (usually in English)
Tabs.fr-FR.resx – French translation
Tabs.de-DE.resx – German translation

When your translation files are ready, they need to be copied to the following folders on each web front end server:

1. SharePoint IIS folder, like: c:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80\App_GlobalResources
2. Global resources folder (in the SharePoint hive): c:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\Resources

When using resource keys in Smart List Pro tab settings, you need to type the keys in the following form:

$Resources:{resx file name},{resx key name} for example:
$Resources:tabs,tabName.

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