Can I change the language of these apps?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by appledu, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. appledu macrumors member

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    Hello all,

    I'm hesitating in buying a second hand Mac with OS X Tiger, Office, iLife...

    Thing is, the guy bought the Mac and all the software in a non-english speaking country and I'd like to know if I could install it all in English?

    Thanks,

    appledu
     
  2. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    As long as English is still intact on the machine, all you need to do is to change the language preference. If not, you should re-install it from the original disks.
     
  3. appledu thread starter macrumors member

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    I plan on doing a clean install anyway,

    What I really want to know, is whether Office can be installed in English from a foreign disc?

    appledu
     
  4. gauchogolfer macrumors 603

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    Yep. I changed my Office language to English on my Windows PC at work here in France, so I'm sure you can in OS X as well.
     
  5. appledu thread starter macrumors member

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    Really?

    I can't manage where I work...how did you do it without reinstalling?

    Also, just to clarify, I'm not talking about the spellchecker, but the menus...

    appledu
     
  6. gauchogolfer macrumors 603

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    I had to reinstall from the Office disks. You did mention that you wanted to install in English from a foreign disk. This is what I did.
     
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