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    How do I change a form to a different language after it's been built?

    Asked by prosam on April 29, 2011 at 04:57 AM

    This is a re-post of a comment on JotForm Languages

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on April 29, 2011 at 05:27 AM


    Unfortunately, there is no option to translate the field names in your form to your preferred language after you're done building the form. The only way to achieve this is to translate (using Google Translate) and change each names manually. Only the built-in values, such as months (in a date picker), can be translated automatically. Just choose your preferred language at the bottom left part of the Form Builder page.

    In order to create forms in a different language, you must first select your preferred language before adding any form elements.

    Hope you find this post useful. Feel free to contact us if you have further questions.


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    Answered by TMGoriginal on September 16, 2013 at 02:10 AM



    Changing the language here changes the language for all my forms and also the building functions (I want to read these in English still actually).

    Is there another way around this?


    I am looking to translate month names into Chinese in the birthday picker.


    Thanks for any suggestions!

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on September 16, 2013 at 04:02 AM


    Please open a new thread for your question so we can assist you better. This thread is way back old so it might confused other users involved on this thread.

    Thanks for your understanding.

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on March 05, 2014 at 02:44 AM

    We have recently added this feature. You can now create multi language forms in JotForm.