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IBM Cognos Supportlink – On the Fly Language Translation

Kirk Wiseman, VP of Training for PerformanceG2

This month’s IBM Cognos Supportlink newsletter has a great article on how to do “on the fly” language translation using Cognos 8 Report Studio and Google’s language API. As we know, Cognos 8 is a multilingual reporting tool that can automatically switch languages based on a user locale. However, this requires storing all the different language variations within the client’s database. Using the Google API allows the client to have a translation applied automatically without having to store the data locally. To read the full article, click here.


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