Language Macros for Confluence
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This is a new feature since version 4.1.0.

Language Drop-Down for pages with more than one language

As soon as you have entered content in at least two languages (i.e. used at least two different language macros), a globe icon will appear on the top right of the page title.

Click on the globe to display a drop-down of all languages available.

Note: The list of languages in the drop-down depends on the language macros that are used on that page. The first language macro used on the page of the screenshot is Russian, the second Swedish, hence the order of the languages in the drop-down.

Click on any language.

The page's content will be displayed in that language only. See examples below.

User language: English, drop-down language: EnglishUser language: English, drop-down language: German

Choosing a language will change the language of this page's content (text and page title) only. The user's language setting of Confluence will not change by this action. This means that all menu entries, buttons and other Confluence texts will still be displayed in the user's language setting.
If you'd like to change the user's language setting, please refer to this page: Where can I set my preferred language in Confluence?

After changing the user's language setting, the languages in the language drop-down will also be translated:

So far, German, French and Spanish translations of the language macros are available. Please reach out to us if you are missing any translations.

If you're not impressed with having yet another icon in your page's header: Don't worry, you can disable the drop-down in the Confluence Administration.

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