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Jos Joslyn 3.Nov.08 11:20 AM a Web browser
Sametime Connect Client 7.5.1 CF1 Windows


Why oh why is installing a different language pack so hard????

I want to use a correct version of English - not the incorrect US English version. The link for installing alternate language is about as useful as a 'chocolate tea-pot'. I opened 'Preferences' and selected 'English United Kingdom', it informed me that the 'Spell Checking Dictionary' is not installed, and that I should refer to the 'Help Topics' for installing other 'Dictionaries'. This I did, and all it did was point me to the 'Preferences' area I started in!!!!!

I have now WASTED 2 days of my life trying to locate a link to the English UK dictionary ........ and I am still looking. Why do the developers of this product make it so damn difficult to make, what is for any other product is a simple functional exercise, so hard, or impossible to resolve ............... Little wonder few people like using this product, but are forced to because 'Big Blue' insists upon it.

Yes, I am frustrated, angry, and annoyed ........... but come on guys, this should be a basic function. ALL available language packs should either be included, or the 'Preferences' section should contain a link to the relevant location for languages.

Can anyone shed any light? Also can someone get the developers to for once think of 'product usage' when developing apps?????






Installing Language Packs - Sametim... (Jos Joslyn 3.Nov.08)
. . RE: Installing Language Packs - Sam... (Victor Toal 3.Nov.08)





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