Change Language in Photoshop 7.0

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Mon, 26 January 2004 03:12 Go to next message
jsnovak (Photoshop begginer)
is there any way to change the language in photoshop 7.0 from Spanish to English?
Mon, 26 January 2004 04:04 Go to previous messageGo to next message
LenHewitt (Photoshop expert)
Sorry, 'fraid not.
Mon, 26 January 2004 05:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
jsnovak (Photoshop begginer)
I found this:

Photoshop 7.0 Multiple Language Platform Manuals

but it doesnt seeem to be available. Is it what I need to be able to switch from Spanish to English and back? and where can I find it?

thanks
Mon, 26 January 2004 07:42 Go to previous messageGo to next message
dave_milbut (Photoshop expert)
jsnovak, they're 2 physically different versions of photoshop. The English version and the Spanish version. There is no way to "switch back and forth" between both languages in the same app.

Perhaps, if you had both versions they could co-exist on the same box and you could run whichever one you wanted, but of course that's a bit overkill and expensive to have 2 licenses. I only mention it as an option if you absolutely have to have this ability.
Mon, 26 January 2004 08:32 Go to previous messageGo to next message
dave_milbut (Photoshop expert)
but office isn't photoshop. <shrug>
Mon, 26 January 2004 08:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
jsnovak (Photoshop begginer)
every other program I use (including Office) has multiple language facility. quite a necessary feature in Europe
Mon, 26 January 2004 08:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
jsnovak (Photoshop begginer)
the problem is I havea SPanish version available for use...and I dont speak Spanish...seems silly that the program doesnt have a language option.
Mon, 26 January 2004 08:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
dave_milbut (Photoshop expert)
the problem is I havea SPanish version available for use...and I dont
speak Spanish...




Then the question is, why did you buy the spanish version when you need english? You may be able to contact adobe and trade in the spanish version for an english version. I think it's only shipping if you're going from the latest version to the latest version. If you're going from say 6 or 7 to CS, you'll need to pay upgrade costs too.

seems silly that the program doesnt have a language option.




Why is that silly? I think it would be silly (and bloated) if it DID allow you to switch languages! Think about all the extra code you'd never use if it supported say, 20 different languages (some of which go right to left, or have picture alphabets, etc) each with it's own set of rules and alphabets.
Mon, 26 January 2004 08:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
jsnovak (Photoshop begginer)
you win...but if anyone can help I'd be most appreciative
Mon, 26 January 2004 09:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
dave_milbut (Photoshop expert)
I'm not trying to 'win', jsnovak. I'm telling you a fact. If you want english photoshop you need to BUY english photoshop! Sheesh! I even told you how you can exchange your spansish version! What more do you want? Would you like me to lie to you and say yes, you can make your spanish version change to english by pressing these magic keys? Ain't gonna happen because YOU NEED TO BUY THE ENGLISH VERSION OF PHOTOSHOP TO HAVE PHOTOSHOP WORK IN ENGLISH. Capeesh?
Mon, 26 January 2004 09:38 Go to previous message
emencz (Advanced Photoshop user)
Pictures are pictures in any language. And obviously, you're pretty fluent in English, too, so the menu and error messages shouldn't be a problem. The fonts? Spanish is left to right, and doesn't Photoshop use the fonts you have installed? What exactly is the problem?
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