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== Language ==
#redirect [[Language customization]]
== Edit strings ==
Text in Moodle may be changed by editing the language strings, either via Administration >> Configuration >> Language or directly e.g. in ''lang/en''.
==Local language pack==
To ensure that any changes are not overwritten by a new version when upgrading, you need to create your own local language pack as follows:
* Copy the ''langconfig.php'' of your language folder (e.g. ''datafolder/lang/en'') into a new folder (e.g. ''datafolder/lang/en_local'') - you will need access to the server to achieve this step, it cannot be done from within Moodle.
* add a string for parentlanguage to this file, wich points to the language wich is the most similar to yours.
* Make your local language pack the default for the site via Administration >> Configuration >> [[admin/config|Variables]]
* Edit only those strings you want to change with the build-in language editor, to be found in Administration >> Configuration >> [[admin/config|Language]]
== See also ==
[[Category: Administrator]]

Latest revision as of 06:54, 25 October 2011