Opened 17 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#1740 closed Feature request (rejected)

Change Language from menu

Reported by: thunderw Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: thunderw, Alexander Schuch
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Description

I suggest add language selection to main menu.
If a user selected a language that he does not know by
mistake, It will be hard for him to go back to the right
language.
I like FileZilla very much. Wish it get better and better:)

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Alexander Schuch

I don't think there should be a language menu at all. One usually only set the language once and then never again.

FileZilla 3 stores all settings in an XML file, so maybe add some instructions to the FileZilla Wiki about how to reset the language by editing the XML file. Or maybe add a command line paramter --skip-language or --system-language which will ignore the language set in configuration file but instead use the system default language.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Tim Kosse

Resolution: rejected
Status: newclosed

Changing language also changes locale. Since local affects things like collations (sorting) and number formatting, changing the local at runtime is generally a bad idea. The language and thus locale needs to be set at program start and cannot be changed at runtime without causing problems in many places.

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