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Who is `designated as a translator` in Salesforce?

A Designated translator is a user with the Manage Translations permission assigned for a specific language. This can only be done after the Translation Workbench has been enabled. System ...
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Where in the SFDX tree do translations of quick actions go?

The translations for QuickActions are included as part of the objectTranslation metadata. So for each object, you can include translations of quickActions as follows: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Translate navigation menu in partner community

There is a known issue stating that the translation should be updated in the community 24 hours after you've updated the translation and published your community.
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Why does the LIKE SOQL operator implicitly translate picklist values?

This is what I thought was the reason for the LIKE operator to automatically translate picklist values, and that has been confirmed on the documentation since Spring '21: The LIKE operator is used to ...
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Why does the LIKE SOQL operator implicitly translate picklist values?

UPDATE Since Spring 21 (API Version 51.0) the Translate Returned SOQL Results paragraph of Apex Docs was updated by adding the limitations: The LIKE operator can only query on the label of the ...
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Translation Workbench CustomObjectTranslation Metadata

Object's translations are retrieved only for object's custom metadata, which is included into package.xml For example, if package xml contains only one custom field and one page layout, then ...
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How can I include translations in my managed package?

In order to include translations in your managed package, you just need to specify them in the package manifest. This is the same process as adding a custom field, object, class, etc. In order to ...
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Translation Workbench doesn't work with Communities

You have to add the languages into the community via the community builder. Once enabled, the translations from the translation workbench will start to come through.
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How to remove all translations from Translation Workbench?

I just found an answer to this in the docs (Translation Files): Delete a translation by replacing the desired value in the TRANSLATION column in either section with a left and right angle bracket ...
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Translation of Subject field on Task Object

Subject is something called a Combobox, which is really just a fancy way of saying it's a text field with a set of predefined options you can select from. Since it's really a text box, no translation ...
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Translate navigation menu in partner community

You could try adding another language to your community to see if this solves your problem. I recently had the same issue and contacted Salesforce support to get some help (to confirm if it's the ...
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Custom Labels - naming conventions - best practices?

Even though it depends on teams to teams when it comes around best practices, but as for your question Any thoughts on what makes for good naming conventions for a pile of Custom Labels? I have ...
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Custom Object missing from English translation in Translation Workbench but not other languages

For custom objects that are part of a Managed Package this is done slightly different, because you have to override the values provided in the package: Click Setup->Translation Workbench->Override In ...
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How to see Translation for Custom Label in Lightning Component?

Probably this is a Salesforce bug. I have a similar problem. I'm developing a component as part of managed package. Translations work when I'm inside the development org, but I get only English values ...
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Retrieving Local Translations from Metadata API call

The Custom Label values coming from the managed package cannot be retrieved, but once they are overridden, they fall under the category of Local Translations / Overrides; now, by retrieving the ...
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Why does the LIKE SOQL operator implicitly translate picklist values?

I don't have a why for you, but if you have a scenario where LIKE needs to match the API name, you could create a formula field targeting the same picklist. FFs always return API name not label.
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How to translate "Closed" in Opportunity?

It seems the answer is "no". I have no documentation to support it other than to say I see the same behavior you do even following all the scenarios presented in these answers. When you change ...
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Can I query for Custom Label Translations?

It's possible to query for these translations by querying for ExternalStringLocalization. Example: SELECT Id ,ExternalStringId ,ExternalString.MasterLabel ,ExternalString.Value ,Value ,...
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How to translate the "Information" section of the page layout?

You cant give custom translation for standard section headers as they are translated automatically. If you want to have custom translation you should make standard section header invisible By simply ...
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Workbench - Picklist Value is translated but still in english language for Users

From looking at Translatable Customizations, Formula Fields are not listed as something that can be customized via translation workbench. However, from looking at Merge Fields Overview, where it says ...
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How to see Translation for Custom Label in Lightning Component?

How about this? https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.apexcode.meta/apexcode/apex_methods_system_sobject_describe.htm#apex_methods_system_sobject_describe If there is a translation ...
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Get the content of outputField

You need to put your formula function inside the merge field for your <apex:outputText>. Joy: <apex:outputField value="{!UPPER(...)}" /> No Joy: {!UPPER(<apex:outputField value="{!.....
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Translation Workbench Override Managed Package Custom Field Label

Managed package field label override is done by Translation workbench. It's not custom labels. For deployment to other sandbox org, we followed the following step Go to Setup>Translation Workbench>...
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'No data to import' when importing .stf with Translation Workbench

OK, I think I've got it. From the help page explaining what 'No data to import' message means: The file you’re trying to import is empty or does not contain any translation changes. It turned ...
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How to see Translation for Custom Label in Lightning Component?

Options to translate community were applied: Translation Workbench was used to translate picklists values. Site.com default community language was switched to German. Optionally able to implement and ...
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Import Custom Labels in non-standard Language?

Label translations can only be defined for languages that Salesforce supports. link Ultimately though, labels are displayed based on a user's language settings, so even if you could define a ...
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Custom Labels - naming conventions - best practices?

The most important part is consistency: don't name one label ERR_TOO_MANY_FILES and another VALUE_TOO_LONG_ERR. In my opinion, that's more important than trying to find the "one right way" (there isn'...
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SFDX Translation - Override

I found out one workaround to bypass this issue. There are two additional steps: Retrieve unpackaged source defined in a package.xml file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Package ...
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SFDX Translation - Override

I think this is related to the following bug: it seems SFDX & translations are currently not very good friends... You can click "this issue affects me" to accelerate its correction by Salesforce ...
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Is it possible to translate a custom App's description? If so, how?

More than a year later and there still doesn't seem to be any ability to do this. I created an Idea here and would appreciate the upvote if you never found a solution to this. Given the lack of others ...
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