[solved] - How do I update the language files?

Discussion in 'Submit: Localization of MediaPortal and DeployTool' started by mrj, July 27, 2014.

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    Hi
    There have been very few submitted updates to the languages files since the move of the code to github.

    Here is an update on "how to" contribute to the translation of the languages files intended for non software developers.



    You need the MPLanguageTool
    https://github.com/MediaPortal/Medi...MPLanguageTool/bin/Release/MPLanguageTool.exe

    You need the master (english) language file (strings_en.xml) for MP
    https://github.com/MediaPortal/Medi...rtal/MediaPortal.Base/language/strings_en.xml

    You need the master (english) language file (MediaPortal.DeployTool.resx) for the DeployTool
    https://github.com/MediaPortal/Medi...Portal.DeployTool/MediaPortal.DeployTool.resx


    And you need the files for your language
    For MP they are here
    https://github.com/MediaPortal/MediaPortal-1/blob/master/mediaportal/MediaPortal.Base/language
    Your file is called strings_xx.xml
    Where xx is the language code

    and the deploy files are here
    https://github.com/MediaPortal/MediaPortal-1/tree/master/Tools/MediaPortal.DeployTool

    Your file is called MediaPortal.DeployTool.xx-XX.resx
    Where xx is the language code and XX is the country code

    To download files
    double click with the left mouse button on the file you want to download
    and then use the right mouse button on the "Raw button" similar to the image below.
    Raw.jpg
    Select Save As...
    Change the file extension from txt to resx

    You find the language codes below.
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee825488(v=CS.20).aspx

    /mrj
     
    Last edited: November 11, 2014
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