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  1. Preface
  2. Getting Started with Informatica Address Verification (On-Premises)
  3. General Settings
  4. Input Parameters
  5. Process Parameters
  6. Address Enrichments
  7. Result Parameters
  8. Output Fields
  9. Assessment Codes and Return Codes
  10. Frequently Asked Questions
  11. Appendix A: Geocode Countries
  12. Appendix B: CASS Enrichments

Developer Guide (On-Premises)

Developer Guide (On-Premises)

Multilanguage Support for China Addresses

Multilanguage Support for China Addresses

You can configure Address Verification to return the street descriptor and street directional information in a valid China address in Chinese or in English. The default database language is Chinese.
To set the preferred language, configure the
PreferredLanguage
attribute of the
Result
element in
Parameters.xml
.
The following table describes the
PreferredLanguage
values that you can set for China address data:
Option
Description
DATABASE
Default value. Returns all address information in Chinese.
ENGLISH
Returns the English-language versions of street descriptor and street directional values. Returns all other address information in the Chinese language.
The English elements omit transliteration elements such as "shi."
ALTERNATIVE_1
Returns all address information in the database language.
ALTERNATIVE_2
Returns all address information in the database language.
ALTERNATIVE_3
Returns all address information in the database language.
PRESERVE_INPUT
Returns the address in the input language.
If
Address Verification
cannot return an element in the input language, it returns the element in the database language.
Consider the following rules and guidelines when you select the preferred language:
  • To return the address in the Chinese language, select DATABASE, ALTERNATIVE_1, ALTERNATIVE_2, or ALTERNATIVE_3.
    To return the address in a Chinese character set, set the PreferredScript parameter to DATABASE.
  • To return street descriptor and street directional information in the English language, select ENGLISH.
    To return the address in a Latin or ASCII character set, set the PreferredScript parameter to a LATIN or ASCII value.
  • If you select a LATIN or ASCII value as the preferred script and DATABASE as the preferred language, Address Verification returns the address data in Pinyin.