Configuring language for Cognos TM1 clients on Windows

Use the Language parameter in the Tm1p.ini file to configure a specific language for IBM® Cognos® TM1® clients that run on Microsoft Windows such as Cognos TM1 Architect and Cognos TM1 Perspectives.

About this task

For details about this parameter, see Language parameter in the Tm1p.ini file.

Note: The Language parameter for Cognos TM1 clients is separate from the parameter of the same name for the Cognos TM1 Server.


  1. Use a text editor to open the Cognos TM1 client configuration file, Tm1p.ini.

    For location details, see Location of the Tm1p.ini File.

  2. Edit or add the Language parameter with the language code you want to use.

    For example:


    For a list of supported language codes, see Cognos TM1 language codes.

  3. Save and close the Tm1p.ini file.
  4. Restart the Cognos TM1 client.