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    Bad translation

    Asked by miika on April 19, 2011 at 04:44 AM



    I would suggest that JotForm would add somekind badge/icon/logo next to JotForm logo when website is viewed with translation thats done by a JotForm user or otherwise without knowledge how well the transaltion is done.

    The Finnish translation looks terrible. In some points of the program it works but like in website texts etc. it's "me tarzan you gyeref" type of Finnish. This badge/logo would let people know that it's not an issue not to trust JotForm. but its a "custom/user translated".

    The only thing thats weird with JotForm and the way it developes is the fact that you can customize everything and make forms easily local, even if theres no Finnish or the other language available. Only thing that you cant localize is the page break?! And why is that? 



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    Answered by NeilVicente on April 19, 2011 at 06:58 AM


    Thank you for your concerns with Jotform and the Finnish translation of our website. Our apologies for not having the best translation available. Jotform 3.0 is still fairly new and with that, some translation problems were left unfixed.

    If there is anything you can do to help us improve the Finnish translation of our pages, please let us know. You may download this document, fix the bad translations and have it sent to [jotform@jotform.com].

    We appreciate all our users' input, and yours is no exception. Thank you.

    With regards to your problem with page breaks:

    I cannot seem to replicate your issue. See the screenshot of how the page breaks look like in my computer below:

    You can see that it is translated to Finnish and is not in English.

    Hope this information helps. If there is anythine else we can do for you, please let us know.

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    Answered by miika on April 19, 2011 at 07:05 AM


    The only problem with the page-break is the fact that you cant change those texts straight from the JotFrom... I've done forms in Russian, and needed to change the text in HTML. It would be much easier if you could change the page-break texts to anything that you wish from JotForm. The reason why I wonder this question is the ability to change almost anything else. Why not page-break. 

    The only thing that you cant localise straight from JotForm is the page-break, and for some people who want to do a form in their own language that JotForm is not translated to will cause problems. I like to keep JotForm in english language and do the forms in any language that my customer wants. 

    Awsome bonus would be the ability to change Buttons to pictures like the send button. You can do this via HTML, but it would be smoother if you could do it straight in JF.

    Thanks for great tool anyways!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on April 19, 2011 at 07:32 AM

    We appreciate user suggestions, and yours is no exception. Although, page breaks can be easily edited if you are using Source as your embed codes. However, it is not possible when using iframe and script embed codes.

    With that in mind, I have submitted a ticket for your feature request. We will have our developers look into it and see if it is fit for implementation. Please be aware that we cannot commit to a lead time as to when this request will be implemented, or if it will be implemented at all.

    We receive a lot of user requests everyday but unfortunately our developers do not have the luxury of time to have every requests granted. We will just notify you via this thread of any updates regarding your suggestion.

    Thank you for using Jotform.

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    Answered by miika on April 19, 2011 at 10:38 AM

    The easiest way to skip the problem if you need iFrame and need to make changes to HTML is to create blank HTML file and insert the source code into it. Then you can make the changes to the html file and make iFram from it. This way I've done most of the forms with JF.

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    Answered by NeilVicente on April 19, 2011 at 12:23 PM


    Thank you for your insight. However, I was referring to the iframe and script embed codes provided by the Form Builder when I said that editing the form's page breaks is not possible. Sorry for the confusion, but like I said we appreciate our users' input.

    I'm sure the aboe post of yours will be helpful to those who'd want to embed source codes in an iframe. Again, thank you!