|Lokalize is the localization tool for KDE SC 4|
Lokalize is a replacement for KBabel which is now discontinued.
Some more info on Lokalize can be found on the Lokalize summer of code page
Lokalize under Windows
Install KDE using kdewin-installer:
Leave defaults in all steps except package list. In package list select (all dependencies will be installed automatically). Complete kdewin-installation process.
Technical details: you install KDE 4.3 or later in standard way, and then add custom-compiled Lokalize binaries and data.
Compiling Lokalize from KDE trunk
Install kdelibs headers package (for example in Debian it's kdelibs5-dev). Then:
svn checkout --depth=files svn://anonsvn.kde.org/home/kde/trunk/KDE/kdesdk/
svn checkout --depth=files svn+ssh://[email protected]/home/kde/trunk/KDE/kdesdk
cd kdesdk && svn up cmake doc lokalize mkdir build cd build mkdir $HOME/mykde cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$HOME/kde43 -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RelWithDebInfo cd lokalize make -j2 make install
Then run Lokalize via
Tips and tricks
Search in files
Translation Memory (TM) now keeps track of where each translation pair came from. So when you want to F7) to update TM, wait a minute or two, then type your string into right field of , then press Enter.for string in the files on disk, you just drag the directory with those files onto tab (
Then you click on one of results and this opens appropriate file, on the appropriate entry. When you want to do another search during the same day, you skip the updating step and just type what you're searching for. You can filter TM search results by filename using the field left side of the F7 panel ( ).
Nick Shaforostoff <shaforostoff AT kde.ru>