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16.     Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9

Did you know that Tally.ERP 9 supports multilingual capability that lets users speaking different languages work concurrently with ease? Users from different locations can view and print the same reports in their own familiar localized language anytime they want.


Think of a user entering transactions in Hindi at a branch office, another user viewing the same voucher in Marathi at Head Office and another user printing out the same voucher in Gujarati at a different branch. This concurrent multilingual capability that enables multiusers speaking different languages, to work at the same time, is a much needed breakthrough in a business process. This capability, especially useful for a business running in a multilingual society like India, is provided by Tally.ERP 9 and it is here to break the language barrier among business staff.

Currently, Tally.ERP 9 supports 9 Indian languages (Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi), Hinglish, Bahasa Meleyu, Bahasa Indonesia, Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Urdu and English (U.K). The multilingual support in Tally.ERP 9 works for data entry and displaying/printing of reports.


Tally.ERP 9 has another extended multilingual feature which is the support for phonetic keyboard. Using this option, users can enter words in different languages using English alphabets on the keyboard. You can also cut or copy multilingual text from other third party applications (MS Word, WordPad etc.) and paste it in Tally.ERP 9.


To Change the Display Language

Say you are currently viewing in English, to change the language to Hindi: Go to Gateway of Tally > Press ‘Alt+G


Select Hindi > Press ‘Enter


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9





Gateway of Tally.ERP 9’ is displayed in Hindi as shown below:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9


Note: You can set the language either before or after the creation of Company.


Phonetic Keyboard in Tally.ERP 9

Users  who can speak  a particular  languagbut  cannot type  iit  now can  use  their familiar language, thanks to the phonetic keyboard. In this capability, all the alphabets on the Standard English keyboard are assigned to their nearest phonetic equivalent of the selected language.


For  example,  lets  select  Hindi  as  the  language  and  enter  ‘Company.  You  can  simply  type

‘Kampanii on the keyboard and the correct word will be displayed in Hindi as shown below:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9


Passing transaction in one language and printing the Invoice in another


To show how flexible this multilingual feature is, lets pass a Sales Invoice using English and print out the same voucher in Bengali. To do this:


1.  Pass the Sales Invoice as shown below:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9


2.  To print the Invoice in Bengali:


Press ‘Alt+P > Press ‘Alt+L’ to open Language Configuration’ screen


Select ‘Bengali from the list > Press ‘Enter


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9


The report preview in Bengali is displayed below:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9



Note: Company names will always be displayed in the language used at the time of creation and numbers will always be in English.


Viewing Reports in different language


No matter which language you have used to pass the transactions, you can still view the report in the supported language of your choice. To do this:


Go to Gateway of Tally > Balance Sheet


Press ‘Alt+G > Select ‘Hindi from List of Languages’ Press ‘Enter


The Balance Sheet in Hindi is shown below:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9




Arabic and Urdu Support


Tally.ERP 9 has yet another powerful feature which is the enhanced support for a bi-directional language such as Arabic and Urdu. These are the languages where alphabets are written from right to left while numbers are written from left to right. Now, users in Middle-east can work in Tally.ERP 9 using their familiar languages. To use Arabic:


Go to Gateway of Tally > Press ‘Alt+G or click ‘G: Language’ on the horizontal bar > Select ‘Arabic’





Tally.ERP 9 automatically changes its layout to make it more convenient for users as shown in the

Gateway of Tally in Arabic as shown:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9


The change in layout is made on all the screens right from companys creation screen to reports screen. For example, the screens for voucher entry and reports in Arabic language are shown below:


Voucher Entry screen:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9



Balance Sheet in Arabic:


Multilingual Capability in Tally.ERP 9


Hence, Tally.ERP 9s multilingual support makes sure that users get the best experience even if the job involves localizing of business reports or providing a common platform for multilingual business users.


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