If you feel the need to localize the entire application of the mobile computer, you must: 1)
translate the text on the UI of Batch AG, 2) translate the menu prompts/messages of the
application template, 3) Send a font file (*.SHX) to the mobile computer.
to localize the user’s interface of the Batch AG
Go to the directory where the Batch AG is installed on your PC. Find the language
If you haven’t selected an alternative directory when installing the Batch AG, the
language folder can be found inside C:\CipherLab\Forge\Batch\8 Series.
In [Language] folder, save the original language file (.lng) as a new file. Open the
newly saved language file with a text editor, and translate the text (the text of
Batch AG’s user interface) from English into another language.
Run Batch AG on your PC. From the menu bar of the Batch AG, select Language
to drop down the commands that present the available languages. You will see the
newly saved language included in the submenu.
Select the new language. The user’s interface of the Batch AG shifts to the new
to re-define/translate the menu (prompts and messages) of the template file
The template can only be re-defined / translated in the Bath AG.
Run the Batch AG on your PC. In the left pane, unfold [Application Template]. Find
Startup property page among the drop-downs.
On Startup property page, re-define or translate the menu prompts/messages of
the template file.
Send the re-defined / translated template file (*.AGX) to the mobile computer.
See Download Application Templates > Proceed to Download to send the template
file to your mobile computer.
Restart the mobile computer to apply the new application template.
Note: For 8000/8300, to apply double-byte characters such as Japanese, Chinese, etc.,
the menu prompts/messages of template file need to be re-defined / translated in
the Form and Menu property pages by Batch AG, so that characters can display
properly on the screen of the mobile computers. And note, for an input field, the
elements other than menu prompts and messages can only display in
Send a font file (*.SHX) to the mobile computer.
A set of font files are bundled with the Batch AG to support a few languages on 8000,
8200, 8300, 8400, 8500, 8600 and 8700 models. If you haven’t selected an
alternative directory when installing the Batch AG, these font files are accessible in
the “C:\CipherLab\Forge\Batch\8 Series\Font Files” directory.
To send a copy of the desired font file to the mobile computer: