Add a Language to an Asset

Note:

  • This feature isn't available in business repositories.
  • Only digital assets based on custom digital asset types can be localized. Those based on seeded digital asset types can't be.

You can localize an asset or a batch of assets by exporting the source files from the Assets page, or you can add a language to an individual asset by completing the content form (showing the fields from the asset type) in the new language.

Follow these steps to add a language to an asset:

  1. Right-click or select an asset, then choose Manage Languages in the right-click menu or the Languages menu in the actions bar.
  2. Click Add Language in the banner menu, or filter the displayed languages to display repository or channel languages and click one of the available languages.
  3. Complete the content form, using the appropriate language for all fields:

    For content items:

    1. Enter the name for the translated item and an optional description.
    2. Choose the language from the available languages. The languages shown are those that are allowed in the repository and haven't yet been used for the item.
    3. For each content item data field, enter the translated language version of the data in the fields. To compare or copy the text from another language, click Compare at the top of the form, and select the language to which you want to compare. To copy all the data values from the selected language into this new translated version, click Copy All. To view or copy the value for a particular data field, use the controls under the data field.
    4. Click Save when done.

    For digital assets:

    1. Choose the language from the available languages. The languages shown are those that are allowed in the repository and haven't yet been used for the item.
    2. If the associated asset type allows a separate native media file for each language, click Add, then select whether to copy the file from an existing language or add a new media file from your computer or from Oracle Content Management Documents.
    3. For each asset attribute, enter the translated language version of the data in the fields. To compare or copy the text from another language, click Compare at the top of the form, and select the language to which you want to compare. To copy all the attribute values from the selected language into this new translated version, click Copy All. To view or copy the value for a particular attribute, use the controls under the attribute field.
    4. Click Save when done.

    Note:

    There may be some fields designated as Inherit from master. These fields are prepopulated from the master asset and cannot be edited or translated. They are specified when the asset type is created.
  4. Once an item has been translated, before it can be submitted for review or published, you must change the status to translated. Select the translated item and click Set As Translated in the banner menu. You can now submit the translated item for review.