Set a Topic Source Language

You set the source language of a topic by assigning a relevant xml:lang attribute value to the topic root element.

  1. In the content library, double-click a topic.
  2. In the Content Editor, place your cursor in any element.
  3. On the right, click Attributes.
  4. In the Attributes pane, at the top, from the Element drop-down menu, select the element that corresponds with the topic type that you opened.
    Figure 1. Element Drop-Down Menu
    Topic type drop down menu
    • For a task topic, select Task
    • For a concept topic, select Concept
    • For a reference topic, select Reference
  5. With the root topic element selected enter a relevant language code in the lang field.
    For more information on language codes, see Language Codes Reference.