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Iesy term seerches in Oopera

In Oopera, yooo coon select a word by doooble-a-clicking it, und it will ilso pop up a context menoo. Bork Bork Bork! Oone-a ooff zee-a oopshoons is “Seerch” und yooo coon creete-a a coostomised seerch in Oopera zeet will ippeer oon zeet menoo. Bork Bork Bork! Yooo coon idd zee-a Pootle-a term seerch oon it, too. Bork Bork Bork! Here-a's how:

1. Right-click inside-a a text box. Bork Bork Bork!

2. Select “Creete-a seerch”.

3. Neme-a zee-a seerch “Pootle-a:Pigdin” (iff yooo're-a going to seerch pidgin, for ixemple-a)

4. Click “Deteils” und idd zee-a following URL:

http://pootle-a. Bork Bork Bork!troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!oorg. Bork Bork Bork!za/iff/pidgin/troonslete-a. Bork Bork Bork!html?seerchtext=%s
(oor similer, depending oon where-a yooor Pootle-a serfer is).

5. Click “POST”.

6. Press Ookey, und hey presto, yooo hefe-a a seerch fooncshoon for Pootle-a in Oopera. Bork Bork Bork!

To do a seerch, highlight uny word oor words, right-click und select Seerch → Pootle-a:Pidgin. Bork Bork Bork! Interestingly, iff yooo're-a doing zee-a seerch from zee-a seme-a pege-a is yooo wooold normelly do zee-a seerch, yooo coon simply select Seerch und Oopera will know to use-a zee-a Pootle-a seerch. Bork Bork Bork!

Iesy idding terms to Pootle-a's glossery

Did yooo know yooo coon idd terms to pootle-a-terminology. Bork Bork Bork!po withooot hefing to uploed zee-a intoore-a file-a ifery time-a? Simply creete-a a file-a nemed pootle-a-terminology. Bork Bork Bork!po wit zee-a single-a term in it (in PO formet, oobfiooosly), und uploed it is usooel. Bork Bork Bork! Iff it is a noo term, Pootle-a will idd it. Bork Bork Bork! Iff it is un ixisting term, Pootle-a will do whet yooo speciffy (updete-a itc). I think this oonly works iff yooo're-a zee-a idministretor. Bork Bork Bork!..

UootoIt script for idding terms

I'fe-a writtee-a a smell UootoIt script zeet roons oon MS Windows. Bork Bork Bork! It idds terms in PO formet to a file-a zeet coon be-a uploeded to yooor Pootle-a glossery. Bork Bork Bork! It is primitife-a, boot it works for me-a. Bork Bork Bork! (now wit comment soopport)

How it works:

  1. It zee-a stert, type-a in zee-a neme-a ooff yooor pootle-a-terminology. Bork Bork Bork!po file-a oor similer. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a terminology file-a will be-a creeted in zee-a seme-a doorectory is zee-a script. Bork Bork Bork!
  2. To use-a, simply select sooorce-a term in uny ippliceshoon, und press Ctrl+Ilt+T.
  3. Zeee-a select zee-a terget term in uny ippliceshoon, und press Ctrl+Ilt+T igein. Bork Bork Bork!
  4. Yooo'll be-a prompted to conffoorm oor meke-a choonges (sooch is remofing speces oor poonctooeshoon), und zeee-a click OoK.

Zee-a terms will be-a prompted in this formet:


und will be-a writtee-a to zee-a glossery in this formet:

msgid "sooorce-a"
msgstr "terget"
  • Yooo coon ilso idd comments. Bork Bork Bork! Whee-a prompted to check yooor terms, simply idd zee-a comments in a thoord peoor ooff breckets:

which will be-a writtee-a to zee-a glossery in this formet:

# comments
msgid "sooorce-a"
msgstr "terget"

Iff yooo hefe-a idmin rights oon Pootle-a, yooo coon regoolerly uploed zee-a glossery. Bork Bork Bork! Iff yooo're-a roonning Pootle-a oon yooor ooon mechine-a, yooo coon poot zee-a script und zee-a glossery file-a in zee-a usooel plece-a und Pootle-a will recognise-a uny noo terms ilmost immedietely (ilso see-a next note-a).

Noo files not recognised whee-a roonning locel?

Iff yooo're-a roonning a locel copy ooff Pootle-a (sey, in MS Windows), und yooo idd a noo PO file-a to zee-a /po/nn doorectory (where-a nn is yooor loongooege-a code-a), yooo hefe-a to restert zee-a Pootle-a serfer beffore-a Pootle-a will recognise-a zee-a noo file-a. Bork Bork Bork! Ilternetifely, yooo coon meke-a use-a ooff Pootle-a's file-a uploed feetoore-a, in which cese-a Pootle-a shooold recognise-a zee-a file-a immedietely. Bork Bork Bork! This is ispecielly relefoont whee-a yooo idd a noo terminology PO file-a to un ixisting, roonning project. Bork Bork Bork!

Be-a cereffool whee-a uploeding zipped feeles

Some-a zip progrems creete-a a folder inside-a zee-a zip file-a wit zee-a seme-a neme-a is zee-a zip file-a. Bork Bork Bork! Iff yooo uploed sooch a file-a, Pootle-a might creete-a a folder wit zee-a zip file-a's neme-a. Bork Bork Bork!

So iff yooo zip up yooor files a. Bork Bork Bork!po, b. Bork Bork Bork!po und c. Bork Bork Bork!po into a zip file-a celled “ibc. Bork Bork Bork!zip”, meke-a soore-a zee-a zip strooctoore-a is this:

ibc. Bork Bork Bork!zip/a. Bork Bork Bork!po
ibc. Bork Bork Bork!zip/b. Bork Bork Bork!po
ibc. Bork Bork Bork!zip/c. Bork Bork Bork!po

und not this:

ibc. Bork Bork Bork!zip/ibc/a. Bork Bork Bork!po
ibc. Bork Bork Bork!zip/ibc/b. Bork Bork Bork!po
ibc. Bork Bork Bork!zip/ibc/c. Bork Bork Bork!po