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Language selector in site content only for full administrators


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rainerh

Community Member, 23 Posts

26 January 2010 at 10:47am

Hello everybody,

I am using v2.3.4 and encountered a strange behaviour in the admin section.
When I log in as administrator in the site content area I can select the language at the left side just above the sitetree (I guess you know where it is located). When I log in as a less privileged user the select box is gone and instead of it there is just a simple text displaying the current language but no option to select another. On the contrary that user can access the translate tab.
Am I missing some rights here or is this a bug? The "less privileged" user has administrative rights for Site Content. That issue can be replicated very easy!

Greetings and thanks in advance,
Rainer

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biapar

Forum Moderator, 435 Posts

27 January 2010 at 12:12am

You go on Translate tabs and you choise available language translated.

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rainerh

Community Member, 23 Posts

27 January 2010 at 7:25am

Well, but that's exactly what I want to avoid!

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Ingo

Forum Moderator, 801 Posts

21 February 2010 at 7:40pm

Translatable permissions will be improved in the upcoming 2.4 release, both with limiting to "allowed localed" through _config.php, and certain groups. I think the template logic will automatically hide the dropdown if the current cms user doesnt have permissions to translate into any language.