Translation tools

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The following tools may be useful to translate your projects:


Translation file format, use gettext:
See also: (with troubleshooting section).

The translation files generated by gettext can be translated using poedit:

Translate Toolkit & Pootle: online translation tools:

Support per p language


Gettext within a shell script:

How to add localization support to your bash scripts
Note: the tutorial in the link above is slightly outdated.
1) You need to change all the "echo" statements with "eval_gettext" statements, as per:
2) bash --dump-po-strings is deprecated. Use xgettext instead, e.g.:

xgettext -o - > translations/overshoot_smoking.pot

See also: