GUI Not In Local Language Using Version 1.5.1 (Doc ID 730530.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version: 1.5.1 to 1.5.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

SQL Developer verion 1.5.0.53 upon install by default takes into account the locale of the machine.
For example , if installed on on an MS Windows machine with local settings set to German, the menus of SQL Developer would appear in German.

But with SQL Developer 1.5.1.54 the menus on a similar machine appear in English.
Setting ...sqldeveloper\bin\sqldeveloper.conf to include the following line does not change anything:
AddVMOption -Duser.language=DE

Changes

Installed SQL Developer 1.5.1 build MAIN 5440

Cause

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