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 ====== How to translate romcenter to your language ? ====== ====== How to translate romcenter to your language ? ======
  
-{{:translate1.png?200|}}+First, check in romcenter if your transation is not yet available.
  
-First, [[http://www.romcenter.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=5|go to the forum]] and check if your transation is not yet available.+====== Translation ======
  
-All required files are included in romcenter distribution in "romcenter/languages/template" folder.+Romcenter strings are stored in a resource file located in romcenter\resx folder. You can edit existing files or create a new one by copying an romcenter.resx and adding your language code.
  
-:!: Romcenter uses <country>.mo files located in "romcenter/languages/"+===== Translating strings =====
  
-===== Select language =====+With a text editor 
 +With a resource editor: There are several free resx editors. I recommend using the standalone version of (https://github.com/tom-englert/ResXResourceManager/releases). It can do an automatic pre-translation using google translate.  
 +Other tool: Zeta Resource Editor
  
-There is no settings to select the language yet. To change the current language in romcenter, go to "romcenter/languages/", and rename the language you want to <your_country>.mo.+===== Compiling new translation resources =====
  
-Ex: To use German language in francesave fr.mo to fr-bak.mo, and rename de.mo to fr.mo.+Once the translation is doneyou must compile the resx file to a satellite assembly for romcenter to use it.
  
-To use english language (default), rename \languages\ to \languages_bak\. +      .resx --(resgen.exe)-> .resources --(al.exe)-> .dll
-===== Prepare environment =====+
  
-  * Install [[http://www.poedit.net|poedit (freeware)]]+Commands to generate a satellite assembly from a string resource file:
  
-===== Locate <country>.po file and open it =====+Replace the XX by your language code (see here:http://www.csharp-examples.net/culture-names/)
  
-If you want to update an existing <country_code>.po file: +  resgen.exe /useSourcePath /compile romcenter.XX.resx,RomCenter.Localization.Resx.romcenter.XX.resources
-  * Locate it and open it +
-  * Go to "Catalog/update from pot" +
-  * Select templatexxx.pot and click 'ok'This will sync the strings with the latest romcenter release.+
  
-If you want to create a new translation: +  al.exe /culture:XX /out:RomCenter.Localization.resources.dll /platform:AnyCPU /template:..\RomCenter.Localization.dll /embed:RomCenter.Localization.Resx.romcenter.XX.resources
-  * Copy templatexxx.pot to <contry_code>.po (find the country code in the code.txt file) +
-  * Open <contry_code>.po+
  
-{{:poedit.png?200|}} +This will generate the assembly RomCenter.Localization.dll
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-===== Translate ===== +
-  * Fill the missing translations and check the other ones +
-  * Save the fileThis will produce a compiled file (.mo)+
  
-===== Test ===== +===== Testing translation =====
-  * Copy this .mo in romcenter\languages\<contry_code>.mo (find the country code in the code.txt file)+
  
-{{:translate2.png?200|}}+  Copy this file into romcenter\XX\ 
 +  Run romcenter 
 +  Go into File/options and change language     
  
-  * Run romcenter. Strings must now be translated. + Help and support: [[http://forum.romcenter.com]]
-  * Verify all forms, menus and messages to see if it's correct. +
-  * Post the new file in the forum for distribution +
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- Help and support: [[http://www.romcenter.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=5|Forum]]+
translation.txt · Last modified: 2018/08/06 22:50 by romcenter