Types of locales

Locale

Description

Custom

Custom locales enable you to create and manage locales specific to your organization's needs. You can map custom locales to a language and set up formatting preferences for system dates, times, and numbers. Custom locales must be set as active to be visible to users and org units.

System

System locales are not editable, however, you can copy settings from a system locale while creating a custom locale to adapt settings to suit your organization. System locales must be set as active to be visible to users and org units.

D2L provides the following system locales:

  • English (United States)
  • French (Canada)
  • English (United Kingdom)
  • English (Canada)
  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Japanese (Japan)
  • Korean (Korea)
  • Turkish (Turkey)
  • Swedish (Sweden)
  • Dutch (Netherlands)
  • German (Germany)
  • Danish (Denmark)
  • French (France)
  • Welsh (Wales)

If these locales do not appear in the System Locales area and you would like them to, contact your account manager to enable them for your organization.