Index: library/Zend/Form/Decorator/FormElements.php =================================================================== --- library/Zend/Form/Decorator/FormElements.php (revision 25030) +++ library/Zend/Form/Decorator/FormElements.php (working copy) @@ -82,8 +82,13 @@ $items = array(); $view = $form->getView(); foreach ($form as $item) { - $item->setView($view) - ->setTranslator($translator); + $item->setView($view); + + // Set translator + if (!$item->hasTranslator()) { + $item->setTranslator($translator); + } + if ($item instanceof Zend_Form_Element) { foreach ($displayGroups as $group) { $elementName = $item->getName();