Define in which language will start 4D when using international version

Now, you can start 4D v15.0 in a given language while your Mac OS system language is different. For example you want to start 4D v15.0 in Spanish on an English OS X.

Option 1:

You can now use an application to choose language for an specific application, as for example, the App Language Chooser Apple application.

applanguagechooserIt is a free software that is available on Apple Store.
The App Store description is the following: “App Language Chooser lets you run an application using the language of your choice, to display the user interface. It is useful as a developer tool for localizers, or when you do not want a specific application to use your preferred system language.

Steps to perform:

  1. Launch “App Language Chooser” application.
  2. Drag and drop the 4D application (from Finder)applanguagechooser2
  3. The list of available languages is displayed. Choose the language you want to use to start 4D app.
  4. Check the “Set as default language for this app” checkbox.applanguagechooser3
  5. Double click on 4D application, 4D starts in the language you have defined

Note: To reset the language choice, choose “System Default” language as proposed in language list.

Option 2:

You can remove the “.lproj” folders from “Resources” folder at the very first level (4D/resources). It’s no more necessary to remove all “.lproj” from Internal components or Native components.

Warning, if you want use 4D v15.0 in French with English programming language (default in v15.0), do not remove en.lproj.

Vanessa Talbot
• Product Owner •Vanessa Talbot joined 4D Program team in June, 2014. As a Product Owner, she is in charge of writing the user stories then translating it to functional specifications. Her role is also to make sure that the feature implementation delivered is meeting the customer need.Since her arrival, she has worked to define key features in 4D. She has worked on most of preemptive multi-threading new features and also on a very complex subject: the new architecture for engined application. Vanessa has a degree from Telecom Saint-Etienne. She began her career at the Criminal Research Institute as a developer for the audiovisual department. She has also worked in media and medical fields as expert in technical support, production as well as documenting new features.