Configure Languages

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Customized Languages

OpenJUMP Nightly Build has been translated in the following languages:

  • Simplified Chinese
  • Czetch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese (Brasilian)
  • Spanish

Depending the Core Java language OpenJUMP can show the GUI in one of the former languages. If your java machine language is different than the formers, OpenJUMP will probabily shows the menus in English. Depending the version of OpenJUMP you can change the menu language using the following procedures:

MICROSOFT WINDOWS

  • Open the startup script Openjump.bat (in Openjump/bin directory) with a text editor.
  • Find the line:
-start javaw -cp ”CLASSPATH” JAVA_OPTS com.vividsolutions.jump.workbench.JUMPWorkbench JUMP_OPTS
  • Between
-”CLASSPATH” JAVA_OPTS% 

and

-com.vividsolutions 

add one of these following lines depending the language

    • -Duser.language=En for English
    • -Duser.language=Fi for Finnish
    • -Duser.language=Fr for French
    • -Duser.language=De for German
    • -Duser.language=IT for Italian
    • -Duser.language=ja_JP for Japanese
    • -Duser.language=pt_BR for Portuguese (ver. Brasilian)
    • -Duser.language=Es for Spanish

For instance for german:

-.... ”CLASSPATH” JAVA_OPTS -Duser.language=De com.vividsolutions .......
  • Save the Startup script and run Openjump to see the new language menus.


LINUX and MacOSX

  • Open the startup script Openjump.sh (in Openjump/bin directory) with a text editor.
  • Find the following lines at the end of the file:
-JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS -Djump.home=$JUMP_HOME"
-JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS -Dorg.xml.sax.driver=$SAXDRIVER"
-JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS -Dswing.defaultlaf=javax.swing.plaf.metal.MetalLookAndFeel"
  • Add at the bottom the following line
-JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS -Duser.language=XX"

Where -XX represents the language, for instance for Italian language

-JAVA_OPTS="$JAVA_OPTS -Duser.language=IT"
  • Save the Startup script and run Openjump to see the new language menus.



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