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Use an Existing LANGUAGE .MDB Database

You must have an .MDB file, which contains the completed language translation, to complete this section.

  1. From the Epi Info 7 main menu, select Tools>Options.
  2. Click the Language tab.
  3. Select Import Translations.

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  1. The Import Language Database window opens. Select a language from the    Please choose the language or culture to import from the following drop down list. For this example, select Spanish (Mexico).

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  1. Click on the Connect to Data Source button. Select the location of the     .MDB file. In this example, the translation file is named SpanishEpi7.mdb.


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  1. Click Open
  2. Select CulturalResources from the Data Source Explorer list.

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  1. Click OK.
  2. The newly-created language is listed from the list of available languages under the Options>Language submenu.
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