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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to 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

Developer Guide (On-Premises)

Developer Guide (On-Premises)

Multilanguage Support for Switzerland Addresses

Multilanguage Support for Switzerland Addresses

You can configure Address Verification to return locality information and province (Canton) information in valid Switzerland addresses in French, German, or Italian.
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 Switzerland address data:
Option
Description
DATABASE
Default value. Returns addresses in the main language of the region to which the address belongs.
For example, Address Verification returns a Zurich address in German and a Geneva address in French.
ENGLISH
Returns the locality and province information in English if the reference address database contains the information in English.
Returns the other address elements in the main language of the region to which the address belongs.
Address Verification returns the locality information in English for select localities such as Geneva and Zurich.
ALTERNATIVE_1
Returns the province and locality information in German.
ALTERNATIVE_2
Returns the province and locality information in French.
ALTERNATIVE_3
Returns the province and locality information in Italian.
PRESERVE_INPUT
Returns addresses in the language that the input address uses.
Address Verification preserves the language if the reference address database contains the address in the input language. If the input address contains more than one language, Address Verification returns the output in the database language.
Address Verification also returns street information for addresses in Biel/Bienne in the alternative language that you configure.