Choosing less common languages

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Choosing less common languages

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There's probably a very simple answer to this, but I've been digging through the forums, wiki, and help menu and haven't found an answer anywhere. I know that the language menu option only includes languages with a sizable (I think 60%?) amount of the translation complete. How do you choose translations for any of the other languages? The other two languages besides English I speak are Russian and Latin, which I know have a decent amount of material translated, but I can't seem to find any way to place any campaigns or anything else into either language.
I'm currently using version 1.14.4, with my computer's language set to English.
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Re: Choosing less common languages

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The current Russian translation completeness is nearly 100%, so I'd suggest you update to 1.14.16 in order for that to be easily selectable. To show all languages regardless of completeness, such as Latin which is at just under 40% complete, you need to start Wesnoth with the --all-translations option. Translation statistics for the current Wesnoth versions can be found at https://www.wesnoth.org/gettext/.
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Re: Choosing less common languages

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Thanks for the heads-up on Russian; I just came back to Wesnoth after a break and haven't downloaded the latest version yet. Where can I access the --all-translations option?
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You'd need to open the command line, type cd <path to folder with wesnoth.exe> and click enter, then wesnoth.exe --all-translations and click enter.

Alternatively, for Steam you can go to the game's Properties in your library and put %command% --all-translations into the Launch Options textbox.
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Forgot to specify—I'm using a Mac, OS 10.15.3
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I'm not sure how to do this on macOS for Wesnoth that's not downloaded from Steam - I've only ever used Windows and Linux before.
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On a Mac, open a terminal. For example the one in /Applications/Utilities. Then type:

cd /Applications/The\ Battle\ for\ Wesnoth.app/Contents/MacOS/
./The\ Battle\ for\ Wesnoth --all-translations
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Re: Choosing less common languages

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I had to make a few adjustments but that did work. Thanks for all the help!
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