Translate WiX .wxl files

What are WiX .wxl files?

WiX .wxl files are language files used to localize WiX platform installers for .NET projects. Their file extensions is .wxl.

.wxl file example

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!-- Copyright (c) .NET Foundation and contributors. All rights reserved. Licensed under the Microsoft Reciprocal License. See LICENSE.TXT file in the project root for full license information. -->

<WixLocalization Culture="en-us" Language="1033" xmlns="">
  <String Id="Caption">[WixBundleName] Setup</String>
  <String Id="Title">[WixBundleName]</String>
  <String Id="InstallHeader">Welcome</String>
  <String Id="InstallMessage">Setup will install [WixBundleName] on your computer. Click install to continue, options to set the install directory or Close to exit.</String>
  <String Id="InstallVersion">Version [WixBundleVersion]</String>
  <String Id="ConfirmCancelMessage">Are you sure you want to cancel?</String>
  <String Id="ExecuteUpgradeRelatedBundleMessage">Previous version</String>
  <String Id="HelpHeader">Setup Help</String>

Language ID

The WixLocalization elements includes a Language attribute, which uses a Microsoft LCID. LCIDs are getting deprecated, so in case a file is uploaded with a Language attribute, WebTranslateIt will remove it. The Culture attribute will contain the locale code.

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