STRING TABLE TRANSLATION
Thread poster: Ashok Bagri
Ashok Bagri  Identity Verified
India
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Sep 2, 2004

In translation of string tables, is the translation to be done by overwriting the source text in CSRC or by entering between the quotes "" in CXLT row. What is the expansion and significance of CSRC and CXLT.

STRINGTABLE:IDS_LOCAL_COMMAND STANDARD
[CSRC] "File Save"
[CXLT] ""

Any help in this matter would be highly appreciated. I think the translation should be entered in CXLT row.


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Stefan Keller  Identity Verified
Germany
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Suggestion Sep 2, 2004

Hello,

It seems to me that CSRC means "Source" and CXLT means "Xlation" (= Translation).

So I'd definitely opt for putting your translations within the quotes in CXLT.

If you're still in doubt, you better check with your client.

Regards,
Stefan


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Klaus Herrmann  Identity Verified
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Source and translation Sep 2, 2004

Common sense would suggest that CSRC stands for Source and CXLT stands for Translation. Even if that's not the case, it'll be easy to write a short macro that deletes the CSRC line, renames lines beginning with CXLT to CRSC and inserts a new empty CXLT string. Hence, I'd put the translation into the CXLT line.

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Anil Goyal  Identity Verified
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If all CXLTs are empty... Sep 2, 2004

..then it looks obvious that CXLT is intended for translation. However, best bet would be to ask the Client.

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Thierry thierry_lafaye
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XLT is indeed Translation Sep 3, 2004

Hi all,

Yes, XLT is sometimes used as an abbreviation for Translation. So an educated guess would be to think that all XLT references are for your translations.

Thierry


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