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Blackboard Help

Language Packs

Language packs are sets of text files and images that are used to display Blackboard Learn in a specific language. Language packs are composed of three componentss: user interface (UI) text, UI themes, and help.

UI Text

The UI text includes course- and institution-related information as well as information about how to perform specific tasks within the system. While any custom language pack could be created, Blackboard Learn provides full UI translation for the following languages:

  • Arabic (ar_SA)
  • Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR)
  • Chinese, Simplified (zh_CN)
  • Chinese, Traditional (zh_TW)
  • Danish (da_DK)
  • Dutch (nl_NL)
  • English, United Kingdom (en_GB)
  • English, United States (en_US)
  • French (fr_FR)
  • German (de_DE)
  • Italian (it_IT)
  • Japanese (ja_JP)
  • Korean (ko_KO)
  • Russian (ru_RU)
  • Spanish (es_ES)
  • Swedish (sv_SE)
  • Turkish (tr_TR)
  • Welsh (cy_GB)

UI Themes

The UI themes help brand Blackboard Learn for a particular Institution. Editing the Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) of a theme offers the opportunity to modify system images that are not changeable by end users. The UI theme language packs include:

  • K-12 English (en_US_k12)
  • Pro-Ed English (en_US_pro)

Help

Blackboard Help, where you are now, includes all reference materials that accompany Blackboard Learn. In addition to English, the documentation is translated into the following languages:

  • Arabic (ar_SA)
  • Chinese, Simplified (zh_CN)
  • Chinese, Traditional (zh_TW)
  • English for K-12 clients (en_US)
  • English for ProEd clients (en_US)
  • Dutch (nl_NL)
  • French (fr_FR)
  • German (de_DE)
  • Japanese (ja_JP)
  • Spanish (es_ES)

To view the help for this release in another language, see Help for Other Languages and Verticals.