02.02.01 Nonprofit Success Pack and Translation

Source: https://powerofus.force.com/articles/Resource/NPSP-and-Translation

  • Overview
    • Out of the box translations for Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Dutch and Hebrew.
  • Record Type Names and Contact Role Values
    • NPSP does not support translated:
      • contact Role Values
      • Opportunity, Account, Contact record type names
    • These values should never be translated
  • Recurring Donations
    • Okay to translate
      • Frequency picklist values
    • Not okay to translate
      • Custom labels associated with Recurring Donation
        • If they are translated, Status field should be set to None or Open, else the recurring donations are not created properly
  • Relationships
    • Must be translated in two places
      • The picklist value changed
      • New values in the NPSP Settings>Relationship|Relationship Reciprocal Settings
  • Data Import Mapping
    • If the help text for fields are translated, the NPSP data import tool will fail
  • Household Naming
    • NPSP uses some fields to help automatically name Household accounts. Translating the following fields will break this automation
      • PicklistValue.npo02__Household__c.npo02__SYSTEM_CUSTOM_NAMING.Name
      • PicklistValue.Account.npo02__SYSTEM_CUSTOM_NAMING.Name
  • Other Picklist Values
    • Preferred phone
      • values are used in some Contact specific workflows.
      • Translating Home, Mobile, Work, etc will break these workflows
      • These workflows are off be default
    • Just for completeness – here are some more behind the scene fields that should not be translated
      • PicklistValue.npsp__Schedulable__c.npsp__Frequency.Daily
      • PicklistValue.npsp__Schedulable__c.npsp__Frequency.Hourly
      • PicklistValue.npsp__Schedulable__c.npsp__Frequency.Monthly
      • PicklistValue.npsp__Schedulable__c.npsp__Frequency.Quarterly
      • PicklistValue.npsp__Schedulable__c.npsp__Frequency.Weekly
      • PicklistValue.Contact.npe01__SystemAccountProcessor.One-to-One
      • PicklistValue.Contact.npo02__SystemHouseholdProcessor.All Individual Contacts
      • PicklistValue.Contact.npo02__SystemHouseholdProcessor.All New or Edited Contacts
      • PicklistValue.Contact.npo02__SystemHouseholdProcessor.No Contacts

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