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Bug: Language setting overwritten when opening IBM connections links

When you copy the url of a page in IBM Connections it contains language information in it — like ending with ?lang=en for blog links or http://<root>/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/... for wiki links.

The problem is if you share this link like this (without removing the language formatting part), the user that opens it will get his IBM Connections User Interface overwritten to this language.

This is specially annoying if it transpose you to a language you can not read (e.g. japanese)

The best solution would be to completely remove this language information from IBM Connections links. The language shall only be taken from the user settings (not from the link url)

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  • Oct 31 2018
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    Guest commented
    7 Feb 01:06pm

    Language setting must be in user profile, and the server should always observe it.

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    4 Apr, 2019 02:54pm

    This annoys me since a long time. Thumbs up for this Change Request!

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    Guest commented
    12 Feb, 2019 10:07am

    I also find it annoying - pls fix it

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    1 Feb, 2019 08:57am

    I find it very hard to imagine a scenario where the current, i.e. "intended", behavior would make sense. I would very much appreciate getting rid of this.

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    Guest commented
    6 Dec, 2018 06:23am

    This is a great idea, we have 5 languages enabled and that is simple userfriendly feature. Thanks for the idea 

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    Guest commented
    26 Nov, 2018 05:02pm

    Getting the language changed without it being expected is very un-user-friendly. Saying this "works as intended" is another way of saying "we don't care what users think."  Please fix this!!!

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    Guest commented
    31 Oct, 2018 09:16am

    Really annoying characteristic, and probably easy to fix