Globalization Overview

Cornerstone can be displayed in various languages. This allows users to access the many features of the site in the language of their choice. With the globalization of Cornerstone, your team can now effectively offer all of Cornerstone's functionality and training in a user's home language, making the experience and training relevant and meaningful for your employee, regardless of their location.

Language Packs require activation at an additional charge. Cornerstone also provides support for Conversion Rates, Currency, and international date formats. If you are interested in these options, please contact Global Product Support.

Language Packs and Language Cultures

Language packs are available in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Bahasa (Malaysia)
  • Bulgarian (Bulgaria)
  • Chinese (China)
  • Chinese (Traditional) - Note: Cornerstone does not currently have a Chinese (Taiwan) language pack. Organizations that are using Chinese (Traditional) as a substitute should not request adjustments to this language pack.
  • Croatian (Croatia)
  • Czech (Czech Republic)
  • Danish (Denmark)
  • Dutch (Netherlands)
  • English (Australia)
  • English (United Kingdom)
  • English (United States)
  • Estonian (Estonia)
  • Finnish (Finland)
  • French (Canada)
  • French (France)
  • German (Germany)
  • Greek (Greece)
  • Hebrew (Israel)
  • Hungarian (Hungary)
  • Indonesian (Indonesia)
  • Italian (Italy)
  • Japanese (Japan)
  • Korean (Korea)
  • Latvian (Latvia)
  • Lithuanian (Lithuania)
  • Norwegian (Bokml)
  • Polish (Poland)
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Romanian (Romania)
  • Russian (Russia)
  • Serbian (Latin)
  • Slovak (Slovakia)
  • Slovenian (Slovenia)
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish (Sweden)
  • Thai (Thailand)
  • Turkish (Turkey)
  • Ukrainian (Ukraine)
  • Vietnamese (Vietnam)

Language cultures are available in the following languages:

  • Afrikaans (South Africa)
  • Belarusian (Belarus)
  • Dutch (Belgium)
  • Hindi (India)
  • Icelandic (Iceland)
  • Khmer (Cambodia)
  • Lao (Lao)
  • Macedonian (Macedonia)
  • Malayalam (India)
  • Punjabi (India)
  • Tamil (India)
  • Urdu (Pakistan)

Terms

  • Globalization - The ability of the application to be viewed in multiple language and functionality to support multi-language administration
  • Translation - The process of converting from one language to another. The translation of the Cornerstone application is referred to as a Language Translation Pack
  • Localization - The process of culturally adapting content. This is mostly executed in combination with translation when courseware is converted into a local language
  • Language Translation Packs - All static text in the system will be translated and available via Language Translation Packs
  • Language Cultures - All static text in the system will not be translated, used only for training language/user record. Can be enabled through GPS request.

Rules

  • All static text will be translated into the available language selected when purchased.
  • Manually entered (Dynamic) text must be translated and entered by the client. The option to translate text in the system is often noted with the Translate icon .
  • Cornerstone will support foreign characters and text but will not automatically display these characters unless configured.
  • Browse for Training Subjects have equivalencies so that new subjects can be created in other languages and courses already in the English version of the subject will automatically map to the new subject.
  • System searches will default to user's language preference, but may be expanded to include other languages.

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