[Lazarus] POFile ommission
JuuS at mykolab.ch
Thu Sep 10 21:00:20 CEST 2015
On 09/10/2015 12:15 AM, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:22:28 +0200
> JuuS <JuuS at mykolab.ch> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Recently got into PO files and want to translate a program.
>> Turns out, however, that multi-line hints in lfm files are not brought
>> over correctly - only the first line of the multi-line hint.
>> This is by design as can be seen in the Translations unit
>> TPOFile.TranslateStrings procedure in the condition:
>> if SType=stLrt then (at around line 1217)
> Feel free to extend this to support multi line strings.
I'd already fixed my local copy of Lazarus to deal with the multi=line
After thinking about it I think I could submit a patch...just other
things in the air right now.
This is on my todo list and I will be getting to it soon...after I
figure out how to efficiently and properly deal with svn'ing and then
learning the bug reporting / patching system.
But I do (I believe) have the solution.
>> Multi-Line resourcestrings from the rst files are handled fine.
>> I was going to take a stab at writing some code for this but then was
>> stopped because I saw that there was some utf8 (?) translation going on
>> when the rst file is created.
> What do you mean?
I think that means I was confused. Let me look at the code again.
>> In a related question: Combobox contents (and I presume listbox
>> contents) are not written to the lrt files. I would find this useful
>> also as currently I have to make the combobox contents a resourcestring
>> and then assign at runtime. But maybe this is a limitation of the
>> po_file translation system itself?
> At the moment the IDE only translates string properties of type
> TComboBox.Items is TStrings, which is not supported.
I will look at that also. If .po files handle contents of Tlist and
TCombobox (I don't know, haven't made test yet) it seems that would be
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