[Cubicweb] A few questions regarding CubicWeb customization

Fidel Viegas development at kazomosolutions.biz
Tue Sep 20 20:51:02 CEST 2011

On 20/09/11 07:31, Sylvain Thénault wrote:
> Hi,
> On 19 septembre 22:16, Florent Cayré wrote:
>> Le 19/09/2011 20:51, Fidel Viegas a écrit :
>>> Another question is regarding the inclusion of other cubes. Can I
>>> overwrite any i18n files within my cube? Or do I have to create a
>>> translation for each cube?
>> Not sure I understood your question, but I guess you want to
>> override another cube's translation. You can, here's how : in a file
>> you can call i18n_overload.py (in the root directory of your cube
>> for example), list the words you want to customize so that gettext
>> detect them. For example, if you want to override the translation of
>> the word "Entity" (already present in CW i18n files of course), add
>> _('Entity') on one line of your i18n_overload.py ("_" will be
>> automatically added to the globals before importing, however you can
>> add "_ = unicode" at the top of the file if you want to have a
>> clean, importable python module), then, in a shell, issue a
>> cubicweb-ctl i18ncube YOUR_CUBE command, and you get the new word in
>> the i18n/*.po files of your cube. Translate it as you wish and issue
>> a cubicweb-ctl i18ninstance YOUR_INSTANCE to see the new translation
>> in your web instance.
> another option to the .py hack is a<cube>/i18n/static-messages.pot
> gettext catalog file where you list msgid you want to override.
> My 0.2 cents
Thanks Sylvain!

I will give that a try as well.



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