Difference between revisions of "Changing the display language in Windows"

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The computers stationed at UiB have English set as it standard language preference, for both Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Office.
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UiB installs  Windows 7 with english as the standard language preference. This can be altered and supports both versions of the Norwegian language.
You are able to change this if you wish.
 
Be aware that the language preference in Microsoft Office is set to be that equivalent of that of the one that is displayed in Windows 7.
 
This means you are able to change the language of both Windows 7 and Office 2010 by changing the display language for Windows 7.
 
To do this, click this link and follow its procedure step by step.
 
  
==How do I change the display language for Office 2010?==
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'''Be aware''' that the language preference in Microsoft Office is set to be that equivalent of that of the one that is displayed in Windows 7. This means  that when you are change the language of in Windows 7, you also alter the language preference in Office 2010. If you wish to only change the language preferences for Office 2010, click this link and follow its procedure step by step.
  
*The following procedure is only for Office 2010*
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==Who do I change display language for Windows 7==
  
*Press the Windows symbol to open the Start menu. Type “language” into the search field and chose the option “Microsoft Office 2010 Language Preferences”.
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* Click on the Windows symbol to open the start menu and enter 'language' into the search field.
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* From the hitlist, select '''Change display language'''.
  
[[File:OfficeLanguage1.png]]
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[[Fil:OfficeLanguage1.png]]
  
*Select the desired language from the languages that are Iisted in the box under “Display Language”.
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* Select the language you want from the list under '''Choose a Display Language'''.
Select the “Set as Default” button in order to set this language as default.  
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* Click on the '''OK''' button.
*Please make sure that the option “Match Display Language” is selected as “Help Language”.
 
If this is not correct, please choose this option and press the “Set as default” button below the “Help Language” box.
 
  
[[File:OfficeLanguage2.png]]
 
  
Press the "OK” button. You will then be notified that this change will take affect the next time you start one of the programs in Office 2010.
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You will then be notified that this change will take affect the next time you log on.
If you have any Office 2010 programs open while changing the language preferences, these will need to be closed in order for the changes to be effective.
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** Click the '''Log off now''' button to log out immediately
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** Click the '''Cancel''' button if you wish to log out later.
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*For the change to be effective, you need to re-logon onto the machine.
  
[[File:OfficeLanguage3.png]]
 
  
==Resetting or changing the language preferences==
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[[Kategori:Microsoft Office]]
 
 
There might occur situations where you wish to change Office 2010 back to having the same language as Windows 7, or to have one of the other languages that it supports.
 
In this case, you can repeat this procedure from the top. The only difference is that you choose one of the other languages that are listed.
 

Revision as of 14:57, 27 June 2013

UiB installs Windows 7 with english as the standard language preference. This can be altered and supports both versions of the Norwegian language.

Be aware that the language preference in Microsoft Office is set to be that equivalent of that of the one that is displayed in Windows 7. This means that when you are change the language of in Windows 7, you also alter the language preference in Office 2010. If you wish to only change the language preferences for Office 2010, click this link and follow its procedure step by step.

Who do I change display language for Windows 7

  • Click on the Windows symbol to open the start menu and enter 'language' into the search field.
  • From the hitlist, select Change display language.

Fil:OfficeLanguage1.png

  • Select the language you want from the list under Choose a Display Language.
  • Click on the OK button.


You will then be notified that this change will take affect the next time you log on.

    • Click the Log off now button to log out immediately
    • Click the Cancel button if you wish to log out later.
  • For the change to be effective, you need to re-logon onto the machine.


Kategori:Microsoft Office