Translate Toolkit & Pootle

Tools to help you make your software local

User Tools

Pootle-a's howto: how to use-a eet

Ibooot Pootle-a

Zee-a neme-a stoonds for PO-besed Oonline-a Troonsleshoon / Locelizeshoon Ingine-a, boot yooo mey need to reed this.
Pootle-a is a web portel zeet illows yooo to troonslete-a more-a iesily. Bork Bork Bork!
Pootle-a is GPL licensed Free-a Sofftwere-a, und yooo coon downloed it und roon yooor ooon copy iff yooo like-a. Bork Bork Bork!
Yooo coon ilso help perticipete-a in zee-a defelopment in moony weys (yooo don't hefe-a to be-a ible-a to progrem).
Zee-a Pootle-a project itselff is hosted it troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!sooorcefforge-a. Bork Bork Bork!net where-a yooo coon find deteils ibooot sooorce-a code-a, meiling lists itc. Bork Bork Bork!


While everybody can view the files, only registered users can edit them and receive credit for their effort, so the first thing you should do in order to translate is to register.
You can register following two simple steps, providing you have a current email address:

  1. Fill in your User Name, Password and a valid E-mail account, choose “Register” and an activation code will be sent to the E-mail address you've provided.
  2. Whee-a yooo receife-a zee-a ictifeshoon code-a und login deteils by I-meil go to zee-a Ictifeshoon pege-a und fill zeem in. Bork Bork Bork! Choose-a “Ictifete-a Iccooont” und yooor iccooont will be-a ictifeted, gifing yooo permission to idit zee-a Pootle-a troonsleshoon files. Bork Bork Bork!

Login und User Pege-a setoop

Now zeet yooo ire-a a registered user, login to Pootle-a.
Oonce-a yooo hefe-a logged in, yooo will be-a presented wit yooor User Pege-a, which incloodes links to yooor selected loongooeges und projects. Bork Bork Bork! Choose-a “Choonge-a oopshoons” to idit yooor User Pege-a, und choose-a “Home-a Pege-a” from zee-a “Oopshoon Pege-a” to retoorn to yooor User pege-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Browsing zee-a files tree-a

Now zeet yooor User Pege-a is set up, yooo coon reech zee-a desoored files for troonsleshoon doorectly throoogh zee-a links in it. Bork Bork Bork!
Unozeer wey to find zee-a file-a yooo wish to troonslete-a is throoogh zee-a zee-a mein pege-a.
Zee-a mein pege-a displeys two cetegories - Loongooeges und Projects. Bork Bork Bork! Choosing a loongooege-a will gife-a yooo zee-a list ooff projects ifeileble-a for troonsleshoon into this loongooege-a; choosing a project will gife-a yooo zee-a list ooff loongooeges to which it coon be-a troonsleted. Bork Bork Bork!
Oonce-a yooo hefe-a choose-a bot zee-a project und zee-a loongooege-a, yooo'll be-a presented wit zee-a files ifeileble-a for troonsleshoon. Bork Bork Bork!

Oonline-a troonsleting wit Pootle-a

Iech file-a ifeileble-a for troonsleshoon coon be-a iccessible-a in two weys - “Qooick Troonslete-a” will show oonly zee-a foozzy und untroonsleted intries, while-a “Troonslete-a Ill” will show ill zee-a intries in zee-a file-a, troonsleted oor not. Bork Bork Bork! In bot ceses yooo'll be-a presented wit a two-coloomn teble-a, wit zee-a strings to be-a troonsleted oon zee-a lefft, und zee-a coorrent troonsleshoon oon zee-a right. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a coorrent idited intry will ippeer is ooff a text box wit zee-a oopshoons “Skip” und “Soobmit” below it. Bork Bork Bork! Netoorelly yooo coon inter text in zee-a text box und soobmit it oor skip to zee-a next intry. Bork Bork Bork! Yooo coon ilso doorectly iccess uny ooff zee-a oozeer intries presented by hofering zee-a mooose-a oofer zee-a right-hoond idge-a ooff zee-a text und clicking oon zee-a pop-up “Idit” oopshoon. Bork Bork Bork!

Statistics about translated entries can be found clicking on “Show Checks”.
Assigned goals can be viewed clicking on “Show Goals”.

To retriefe-a a ZIP compressed file-a ooff zee-a project folder, select “ZIP ooff folder”.

Oozeer iids from Pootle-a

Zee-a files ifeileble-a for troonsleshoon sometimes ooffffer yooo, in iddishoon to zee-a ibofe-a, zee-a oopshoons to downloed zee-a PO file-a und/oor zee-a CFS fersion. Bork Bork Bork!