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setLanguage method

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qlik.setLanguage(lang)

Sets a specific language for the Qlik Sense session.

Language should be defined before the app is opened meaning the setLanguage method should be called before the openApp method is called.

Version history

Version history
Version state Details
Introduced 2.0
Updated 3.0

Parameters

lang

Type: String

Language code. Can be:

  • German:

    short: de

    long: de-DE

  • English:

    short: en

    long: en-US

  • Spanish:

    short: es

    long: es-ES

  • French:

    short: fr

    long: fr-FR

  • Italian:

    short: it

    long: it-IT

  • Japanese:

    short: ja

    long: ja-JP

  • Korean: (introduced in version 3.0)

    short: ko

    long: ko-KR

  • Dutch:

    short: nl

    long: nl-NL

  • Polish: (introduced in version 3.0)

    short: pl

    long: pl-PL

  • Brazilian Portuguese:

    short: pt

    long: pt-BR

  • Russian:

    short: ru

    long: ru-RU

  • Swedish:

    short: sv

    long: sv-SE

  • Turkish: (introduced in version 3.0)

    short: tr

    long: tr-TR

  • Simplified Chinese:

    short: Do not use!

    long: zh-CN

  • Traditional Chinese: (introduced in version 3.0)

    short: Do not use!

    long: zh-TW

Examples

Example: Using short code for setting language

qlik.setLanguage('es');

Example: Using long code for setting language

qlik.setLanguage('es-ES');