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Export an untranslated string

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Export an untranslated string

One method for easily translating customizations is to export all of the translated names and fields, messages, field labels, and choices that only have English translations.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

To aid in this, there are four modules for the System Localization application menu that are active by default.

  • Translated Name / Fields
  • Messages
  • Field Labels
  • Choices
Note: The Customizations module is inactive by default. You must activate it to make it visible on the System Localization application menu.


  1. Perform the appropriate action for your version of the UI:
    1. Navigate to System Definition > Application Menus.
    2. Select System Localization.
    UI15 or UI11 Right-click the System Localization application menu and select Edit Application Menu.
  2. Use the list editor to set the Active field to True for the modules.
    Localization modules


After the application navigator refreshes, the modules appear. Now it is possible to export the list of untranslated fields by viewing each of the lists and exporting it to any supported format.