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How to change language?

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How to change languages in skype on a mac?:cathappy:

Thibault
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What language were you expecting?

 

Skype for Mac, just like any other Mac OS app, tries to use the language you are using on your system. If it doesn't have any available translations for that language, then it will try to use the next one in your system language list.

 

Here's how to do it depending on your system version:

OS X Mountain Lion: Change your computer’s language

OS X Lion: Change your computer’s language

Mac OS X 10.6: Changing the language shown in menus and messages

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Re: languages

What language were you expecting?

 

Skype for Mac, just like any other Mac OS app, tries to use the language you are using on your system. If it doesn't have any available translations for that language, then it will try to use the next one in your system language list.

 

Here's how to do it depending on your system version:

OS X Mountain Lion: Change your computer’s language

OS X Lion: Change your computer’s language

Mac OS X 10.6: Changing the language shown in menus and messages

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my computer on skype suddenly changed to russian from correct norwegian. How to change back?  *email removed*

 

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Re: languages

Just installed brand new laptop. Everything is set in Finnish language. Skype insists on English. So obviously not working.

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for no reason    the languge  in my  skype has changed to what i think is russian

 

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Re: How to change language?

mine too

i'm brazilian, and my skype was always in english

 

suddently this morning, it changed to Portuguese (Portugal). PT-PT is VERY different from PT-BR, I don't know why people insist in  making PT-PT = PT-BR

 

i want to use in english again

how can I change?

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Re: How to change language?

I am having the same problem.  Never had this problem with Windows.  However when installing in the mac it automatically installs Pt-Pt.  I want Pt-Br or English.

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Re: How to change language?

here is the answer....

 

O Skype vêm com várias línguas embutidas nele mas não reconhece a língua padrão do sistema. Encontrei esse comando com muito custo e deixo aqui para futuras referências.

Obs.: esse comando funciona apenas para cada usuário. Exemplo: o comando rodado no usuário Joaquim não vai alterar no usuário zezinho.
Encerre o Skype “COMMAND + Q”

Apos finalizar o seu Skype ,  abra o terminal-macosx e cole:

 

defaults write com.skype.skype AppleLanguages ‘(pt-BR)’

 

Após colar o código acima de ENTER , e esta pronto.

 

fonte: blog "soufreedom"  2011/06/20/deixar-skype-for-mac-os-x-em-portugues

 

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Re: How to change language?

This AppleLanguages hack will work. You can also select "Portugues (Brasileiro)" from the Langauge system prefs. It's the third option, and is rather hidden, 10 or so pages down the language list, and not next to the other two versions of Portuguese.

We're aware of the problem with pt-br and are working to address it.
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perfect! thank you very much.

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