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Internationalization (also referred to as I18N) ensures that a
software system is able to provide support for multiple currencies,
languages, and numerical/date/time formats.The following features make
CPQ Cloud an internationalized software:
- Processing and storing data in any given language
- Displaying different characters
- Providing multi-byte character support
- Supporting a variety of locales: currencies, date/time formats, and numerical formats
Unlimited Currency Support
Users can enable any and all of the currencies that CPQ Cloud supports. For more information, see Multi-Currency Support.
with a professional translation company, CPQ Cloud has translated site
content into many additional languages. The list of translated languages
is available in the Release Documentation.
All product templates and pre-existing CPQ Cloud content that users receive at implementation is available in translation.
Other languages are supported in CPQ Cloud, even though
the site content has not been translated into that language. For more
information, see Language Support.
The addition of the translations bundle does not affect current customer functionality.
user is not required to make any selections. Once site language
preference is established, a customer site will appear with translations
Admins can retrieve a specific translation
of a part description using BMQL. Language parameters can be specified
using a local variable or attribute variable.
If a language
value is set, that value will be returned; if the value is blank, the
site’s base language will be called. If the BMQL query doesn’t contain a
language parameter, the user’s session language will be used.
If a translation does not exist, then the
user is shown the data in the language that it was created in. All data
and labels can be translated.
At least one FullAccess user must
have the same language preference as the base language of the site.
Only this user is allowed to provides translations of all other
All supported languages can be enabled at once. Sales users can create Quotes in all customer languages.
Variable Names, Part Numbers and Customer ID do not support Multi-byte characters.
value translation occurs during the creation of the product line/model.
Translations for the Name, Text, Text Area and Description fields of a
product line or model are not seen by a user with different language
- Example: If a Chinese user creates
and saves a product line in Chinese, then that user can see the
description for the product line in Chinese.
When an English
user logs in and views this Product line (on either the admin or the
user side), the value in the description fields will still be in
When a second user creates a second product line in
English, then the description field will be in English. If the Chinese
user tries to view the second product line, he will see the description