Localization settings

This chapter shows how to customize the localization settings for your chart.

The below sample shows a chart with German language and number- and date formats. Click on the Reuse this chart to copy this project into your account for further investigation.

Basic settings

You can customize the localization settings in the Basic editor by choosing the Localization category.

Number formatting

Choose your desired Decimal point and Thousands separator characters.

Decimal point: Enter the character to be used as a decimal point in data values.

Thousands separator: Enter the character to be used to separate numbers and delineate thousands. For example, entering a comma would cause 1000000 to be rendered as 1,000,000.

More options

Click on the Advanced options to get access to more localization settings

Advanced settings

In the advanced editor you can customize all the different text that may appear on your chart including months, weekday names, interactivity features and much more.There are also options for configuring the text of the different items in the export menu

Tip: To avoid configuring localization options every time you create a chart, we recommend to build the settings into Themes. You can read more about Themes here.

The following screenshot shows a few of the options you have access to in the advanced editor:

Exporting menu

Under exporting menu, you can customize all the texts that appear in the export menu to your desired language. Here, we have changed all the items to German.

The menu will look as follows when published:

Zoom button

If your chart or map has zoom enabled, you can customize the label for the reset zoom button to your desired language

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