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localization sitemap on MasterPage

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hi Everyone, i am new in localization.I need to create a website in dual language.I plan to put the sitemap and change language dropdownlist in the master page.May anyone advice on how to i change the sitemap language at treeview and Menu on master page?

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