Questions tagged [localization]

Use this tag for reviews of code that addresses localization/globalization concerns, which make an application be displayable in multiple languages.

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JavaScript - Difference between two dates in days or less [closed]

I have 2 dates that I would like to have the difference between them in days and if less than a one day simply show "less than a day". ...
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Translating LaTeX documents into different languages using DeepL API

I'm coming from C and C++ and have often troubles using Python's full potential. This is a script I wrote to translate LaTeX documents into different languages. A parser replaces all latex specific ...
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Simple locale loader

I have a class that loads locales from a database. I'm not sure if locale is the right word. It's basically loading texts for a game, generic sayings like alerts and error messages. I'm also not sure ...
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Multilingual app without localizing

I'm making an iOS app which supports multiple languages but not in the built-in localized way. In iOS, for localization to work, the user has to change the device's language. But in the app I'm ...
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Including ResourceBundle in enum in order to display enum constant name in different languages [closed]

I'm working on spring web application which has to be accessible both in polish and english. So generally, it's all about internationalization. Of course, internationalization is based on getting ...
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MessageFormat in 2 Locales

I have an HTML template that contains a letter in two languages, EG German & English. I should fill in the same data in both languages. Excerpt from template: ...
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Localization class in C++

I have created simple localization system for my app. What do you think, is there something "off" Header: ...
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Finding an arbitrary word in a string of words given an offset

Background Given a string (s) and an offset into that string (offset), find the whole word that can be found at the given ...
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CultureInfo with fallback routing to another language

Our company needs a localization/translation behavior which allows incomplete (ResX) resources. If a String isn't available in italian fall back to the next roman language, like french fall back to ...
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A localization helper in codeigniter

I created a project to better understand CI3, while developing it I tried to introduce localization elements. When I tried to localize the view everything messed up. I made a helper to identify if the ...
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C++ conversion from std::string to arithmetic type using std::locale::classic()

I recently had a bug where extracting a decimal from a string failed due to locale settings. That is, some locales use a , as a decimal point, rather than a ...
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Localized Enum in C# 6

I had to jump through some hoops to get a localized enum working. I went through dozens of SO articles that never actually answered the relevant conundrum with a working solution. So I made my own: I ...
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Getting translated string using reflection and Resource Manager

I wrote the following code to get the translated string from Resource Manager. The method GetTranslatedString is called more than 50 times in my project. ...
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Resx Translation Helper, V.2.0

Related to Resx Translation Helper, V.2.0 Remove Files Window First, I implemented the changes suggested in my last question, then I changed my entire code base to support editing 1-N Resx files. So,...
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Resx Editor in WPF

To aid in the localization of .resx files, I made a generic resx comparer that allows you to edit the values of the resx's. Also, this is my first proper adventure in WPF (I've just been using ...
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The multilingual duck

So, we have this "Rubberduck Settings" window, with a number of "tabs" dedicated to each configurable feature. The "root" tab contains the application's "general settings" and, in the next release, we'...
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Localizing an enum in Java

I am currently using an enum in my Android application to display time periods: Weekly Bi-Weekly Monthly Quarterly Yearly I created the enum like this, because I wanted to know the description, and (...
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Lightweight localization for a Cordova app

I had been trying to find a suitable solution to implement localization in my Phonegap/Cordova application. My search proved that any localization through seperate .xml or .json files was a nightmare (...
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PHP Bilingual Error System Ideas

I am building a php based mobile website that must be in both Spanish and English. This is my first bilingual site so I've been having to re-think a lot of coding practices I currently use to ...
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Parsing dates from an OCR application

I wrote this code to parse dates from the output of the OCR, which means that the obtained date can be literally anything, so I put some restrictions in place: Date is the the format of: ...
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String algorithms and locale

I am trying to write some string algorithms which I want to work for any kinds of strings and/or locale. I managed to get some results that do work, but I am not sure that what I am doing is idiomatic ...
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WPF Localisation - using resx

I have a small WPF application which I'm not exactly localizing, but not hard-coding resources either. I know WPF doesn't use .resx files for that purpose, but I exposed the resource strings as public ...
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Working with Locales in Swing (with change at runtime)?

I thought about the best way to implement localisation with runtime in Swing. I currently solve the problem like that: ...
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Extension methods for translation engine

Our application uses some singletons for localized strings. These calls used to be long and dirty. Therefore some co-worker created extensions for the int and ...