Translation of customfields to another language as we can do it for issuetypes

Hi,

Is this possible to translate the name of customfields to another language (french for me), as we can do it for the issuetypes ? (in the issue menu, then issuetype there is an option 'Translate' at the end of line for each issuetype)

If it is possible, can I modify by this way the translation of 'Components' (system customfield of JIRA) ? if not, I should use the method described in https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/Customizing+Text

Thanks a lot,

Christophe

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Please also note that link provided by Timothy is for JIRA 6. It is not possible to translate custom fields in JIRA 5. Custom fields translation mechanism is not a part of standard i18n mechanism so you cannot use method described in the following link: https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/Customizing+Text (custom fields translations are not stored in and read from i18n resources). Cheers, Jacek
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David Simpson Community Champion May 11, 2014

For on-the-fly translations, you could use SpeakMyLanguage for JIRA.

SpeakMyLanguage is a translation plugin, allowing you to perform fast translations for any JIRA issue record to your language of choice, on demand.

Here's a looped animated gif of it in action:

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