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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <>
Subject Re: Please help to confirm if I found the right string
Date Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:09:34 GMT
On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 02:06:30AM +0800, Hung Mark wrote:
> Hmm,
> Maybe it's too early to say that I understand how to find a target
> through helpid.
> For example, when I looked for RID_SCDLG_PIVOT_LAYOUT BTN_MORE, I
> can't find corresponding code.

This one is peculiar. Do you want to find the dialog with id
RID_SCDLG_PIVOT_LAYOUT, or the button?

The dialog can be found very easy on Pootle searching only by Locations:
but among these strings you won't find the one belonging to BTN_MORE.

pivot.src#RID_SCDLG_PIVOT_LAYOUT.FT_COL.fixedtext.text inside
sc/source/ui/dbgui.po belong to sc/source/ui/dbgui/pivot.src in the

BTN_MORE has no "Text [ en-US ] = ..." (the to-be-localized string),
because it is a special button, the string is always the same on all
"More" buttons, so that there is no need to translate it in every
dialog (the same applies to other common buttons, like "Help" and

If you are looking for that "More" string, the location is
vcl/source/src/btntext.src with id SV_BUTTONTEXT_MORE

> And neither do I know how to search a uno command.

An example with the command ".uno:ExportToPDF" from "File" - "Export as

- To locate the file where the command is: in the UI, UNO command are
  usually in configuration files inside
  in this example in GenericCommands.xcu

- UNO commands have the form ".uno:CommandName", in Pootle you find them
  with the form uno_CommandName for the UI strings; in the example,
  search for uno_ExportToPDF
  For Help strings, the commands are usually inside a bookmark, see

Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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