Installing new language

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Installing new language

Post by Jan20 » Fri May 10, 2013 12:33 pm


when i try to login with ES(Spanish) language, it gave me a error saying 'Select one of the installed Language'.
So i went to check SMLT if 'ES' is installed in the system. And i do see the spanish language in the list and when i open up the spanish menu the import packages has the status 'Imported Completely' .

What else i need to do in order to login with ES language.
appriciate your help.

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Re: Installing new language

Post by Gothmog » Mon May 13, 2013 4:52 am

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Re: Installing new language

Post by hoinz » Mon May 13, 2013 9:08 am

What kind of login are you talking about?
In case it is about a SAPGUI login to an ABAP system, make sure SAP profile parameter zcsa/installed_languages does include the letter S for Spanish.

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Re: Installing new language

Post by blueteeth » Mon May 13, 2013 2:31 pm

You are in good luck. Spanish falls under Latin or codepage 1100. No need to install additional languages in the system and default installation should work. As Hoinz pointed out, you need to change the system parameter. I don't know S is for Spanish...thought "ES" -- Español is the parameter value you are looking for.


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Re: Installing new language

Post by hoinz » Tue May 14, 2013 7:59 am

Hello BT,

the single S is correct here.

SAP is using two kinds of language keys:
The user interace, for example the login screen in SAPGUI, uses a two-character key, e.g. ES for Español.
For internal usage often a one-character key is used, and ES will be shortened to S. (E already is taken by English.)

For more information: Table T002 and SAP note 895560 will give you a start.


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