French JotForm builder: Have incorrect translations or labels

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    Asked on October 15, 2015 at 09:51 AM


    la traduction en français laisse vraiment à désirer et certains mots sont carrément incompréhensibles ! Par exemple quand on veut dupliquer un bloc dans un formulaire, à côté du symbole "+" dans un rond vert, il est écrit "passworde" : cela ne veut rien dire, et certainement pas "dupliquer".

    Cela faisait longtemps que je n'étais pas venu créer un formulaire avec Jotform, et je n'avais pas souvenir que la traduction était aussi horrible. Je ne comprends pas ce qui a pu se passer puisque par ailleurs, les fonctionnalités proposées sont très intéressantes.


    Nicolas E

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    Answered on October 15, 2015 at 11:23 AM

    Duplicate/Dupliquer translation is now fixed. 

    Can you help us with the translations? You can do so here:

    Thank you!

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    Answered on November 03, 2015 at 07:58 AM


    dans "Préférences", "Limites du formulaire", "Souscription unique", que signifient ces traductions : "chèque en vrac" et "case stricte ???". C'est incompréhensible !


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    Answered on November 03, 2015 at 11:26 AM


    Could you perhaps send us some translation of these options?

    You can help us translate by following this guide:

    Here are the labels or text that seem to have bad translation to French as you have mentioned:

    1. "Unique Submission" - "Souscription unique"

    2. "Use Cookies(Loose Check) or IP Address(Strict Check) to prevent multiple submissions." - "Passwored"

    Drop down list:

    3. "No Check" - "Pas de vérification"

    4. "Loose Check" - "chèque en vrac"

    5. "Strict Check" - "case stricte ???"


    I have forwarded this to our backend to see if they can have a better translation on this part of the form builder, I'm not well versed on French so I'm unable to fix it. If you have a better translation of them in French, please let us know.

    Thank you.

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    Answered on November 04, 2015 at 08:11 AM

    Thank you for your interest.

    You can help us in translation by first logging in to At the bottom part of the page, change it to the language you like, under that click the "Help Us Translate JotForm".

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    Answered on November 09, 2015 at 03:31 AM

    All right, I found the link. However, I don't understand how to use your tool: by default, it purposes an "original string" that can be changed by clicking on "back" or "skip". How do we find the word or expression we want to translate? I won't spend an hour to find it! Or do I have to write in the block above the original word/expression with my translation proposal?

    For example: "ar9am" => "captcha"


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    Answered on November 09, 2015 at 05:19 AM

    The tool randomly gives you a text string that can be found in the form builder then you can input the translation on the text area. Unfortunately, it is not possible to use it to find the specific text.

    However, rest assure that the bad translations have already been forwarded to our back end to have it checked and fixed. Apologies.

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    Answered on November 09, 2015 at 08:03 AM

    Apologies for trying. I'll try to forward that functionality to our developers to see if they can use it as an improvement.

    Thank you for your interest and initiative in helping us improve the product.