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From Aivaras Stepukonis <>
Subject Correlating Lithuanian translation with the GUI of OO
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:57:37 GMT

So far I've quite comfortable working with Poedit within its own range 
of possibilities. What's essentially lacking though is a way of 
correlating my translations with the actual GUI of OO.

I'm running into many instances when I simply have to know more of the 
context than a given string can actually provides in order to get not 
just the concepts right but also the right order of words, declination 
endings, etc. One way of grappling with this situations is by 
juxtaposing my translation with those in German, Russian, and Polish 
(the languages I know besides my native) but it is not satisfactory.

Is there a tool / technique / special OO build or extension that would 
held me locate the translated strings cur in the GUI of OO?



2013.03.14 11:06, Aivaras Stepukonis rašė:
> Hello,
> I wasn't aware something like a KeyID build existed. It sounds very 
> promising. Based on Serg Bormant's description this is exactly what is 
> needed in the case of declined languages (I'm translating to 
> Lithuanian) which are much more contextual than analytic languages.
> Where can I download the latest version of KeyID?
> Regards,
> Aivaras
> 2013.03.14 06:58, Serg Bormant rašė:
>> Hi janl,
>> kid is very usefull, especially for offline translation and moreover 
>> with
>> separate build when adding key IDs to the language of translation. We 
>> can
>> simply grep for key ID on the .po tree to identify the one msgstr from
>> large set. For ex., in Russian we need to differ verbs with nouns 
>> because
>> they has different translations, so verb Print is "Печатать", but the
>> same noun in dialog title is "Печать" and so on. With kid we can find 
>> the
>> right target "Print" in list of others.
>> I thought it was a feature our testers used a lot, so I have prepared
>> genLang with a "kid switch" so it later can be expanded to generate the
>> keys.
>> It's very important to and heavily used by at least Russian team.

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