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After changing the Base Language to English some content is still not shown in English (Doc ID 1088012.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle EBS Applications Translation - Version 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 [Release 12 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checekd for relevance on 03-Feb-2011


Key Flexfield titles are displayed in previous/old Base Language when logging on using the new Base Language (English).

Steps finished until you reach the described point :

1.) Performed a fresh Install of E-Business Suite Release 12.0 - 12.1.1 with a non-English language enabled as the Base Language

2.) Changed the Base Language to English, as described in the NLS Release Notes, for example <Note 788053.1>- 'Oracle Applications NLS Release Notes, Release 12.1.1' :

Customers Changing an Existing Installed Language to a New Base Language
"Use the Change Base Language script ( to make an existing installed language the new base language.
This script updates single-language tables and corresponding seed data to the new base language....
Run the script to generate the u_ChangeBase.drv patch driver. This driver is based on seed data in your environment.

$ perl $AD_TOP/bin/ [AppsUID/AppsPswd]
Apply the driver to your system using AutoPatch. The driver is located at: $AU_TOP/patch/115/driver/u_ChangeBase.drv.
Review the log files for any issues."

3.) Login with new Base Language (English)

4.) Query for a Key Flex-Field like

System Administrator Responsibility -> Key Flexfield -> Segment -> press 'find'

Result :

The information of the Key Flex-Field is displayed in the old Base Language.


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