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About language problem

Hi,
I am now facing a language problem that my portable applications cannot detect my language probably.
I am using WinXP SP3. I live in Hong Kong and so I prefer Traditional Chinese (although I know English) as my language. Still my application cannot detect my language properly.

I use FoxitReader as an example. When I open it, it is in English.
So I created a text file called TEST.txt in the same directory as that of the launcher. Then I add a FileWrite section in FoxitReaderPortable.ini,

[FileWrite15]
Type=ConfigWrite
File=%PAL:Drive%%PAL:PackagePartialDir%\TEST.txt
Entry=Language
Value=%PAL:LanguageCustom%

,so that I can obtain the %PAL:LanguageCustom% variable.
I run the application and close it. Then I open my TEST.txt. The content is

Language49101d

,and 49101d represents English in [LanguageStrings] part.

So is there any problem with the language part? Although it is not important for me, it may be important for some users that don't know English.

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What language do you have the PA.c Platform in? That's how the launchers set the language of the apps.

We don't code any of our software to recognize the PC's language. Many people have their PA.c Platform set in a language other than the host PC for various reasons.

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Hi,I have tried either run

Hi,
I have tried either run the application in PA.c Platform and I set the language as my language, and I also tick the check box under the language menu, which is used to force displaying the language I have chosen, and also I tried to run the application outside the PA.c Platform.

The language cannot be detected correctly by the two methods mentioned above.

By the way according to your words, is it necessary to run the application inside the platform to detect the right language?

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I just fired up the current PA.c Platform beta and installed Foxit Reader Portable 6.0.6 on my Windows 7 box. I set the platform to Traditional Chinese. I launched Foxit Portable and it came up properly in Traditional Chinese. You mentioned you're on XP. Do you have Traditional Chinese language installed at the Windows level? When you run Foxit Reader Portable directly, can you select Traditional Chinese in the menus and have it start in Traditional Chinese (note that this will require admin rights due to the way Foxit is coded)?

Foxit's language support is a bit buggy overall. We've tried to make it work as well as we can by allowing users to switch language within the PA.c Platform and having it set Foxit to use it without Foxit needing to require admin rights to make the switch.

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