This idea has been posted before (not by me, but with same title), however opening the URL from search doesn't work.
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Due to complications working with multiple languages inside Mendix I would like a new attribute type which allows for defining a string, and translations for each system language or language assigned to that current user setting the attribute. Basically what this should do is create a new record which is stored in a separate table per module.
[SharedModuleEntity(GUID)|Reference to System.Language/LanguageCode(String) | attributeName(String)|translation of string in language(String)| IsSystemText(Boolean)]
When editing the default values for this attribute they should be displayed as the "system texts" pane inside the main project components in Project explorer.
Text: Editable for current selected language
Parameters: Configurable where Module.EntityName is the starting point for referencing to ...
I think this idea is still very valid and will be vary useful for many projects.
Yes, if the search link to that topic can be fixed, we can close this one.
Still love the idea!
I recognize my own rambling from this post: https://forum.mendix.com/link/ideas/571
Anyways I still believe the attribute type for multi language strings should become available. And looking at the following post:
I reckon it is a very common modelling challenge which I believe should be tackled in the platform.