[pygtk] i18n and Glade

Mystilleef mystilleef at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 08:20:08 WST 2007


On 3/11/07, Justin Mazzola Paluska <jmp at mit.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 11:47:05PM +0000, Mystilleef wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > The glade generated GUIs in my project are not being localized. I have
> > tried initializing the python glade gettext functions but to no avail.
> > My i18n initialization function looks like this.
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >       from gettext import bindtextdomain, textdomain
> >       from gettext import bind_textdomain_codeset, install
> >       from locale import setlocale, LC_ALL, Error
> >       bindtextdomain(appname, locale_folder)
> >       textdomain(appname)
> >       bind_textdomain_codeset(appname, "UTF-8")
> >       install(appname, locale_folder, unicode=1)
> >       try:
> >               setlocale(LC_ALL, "")
> >       except Error:
> >               pass
> > ####Glade Stuff.
> >       from gtk.glade import bindtextdomain, textdomain
> >       bindtextdomain(appname, locale_folder)
> >       textdomain(appname)
>
> Have you tried putting the glade internationalization before the
> python one?  Or putting the locale before all of the binding?  I've
> also never used gettext.install.  The following seems to work in my
> application:
>
>     import locale
>     import gettext
>     import gtk
>     import gtk.glde
>
>     locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, '')
>     # see http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=344926 for why the
>     # next two commands look repeated.
>     gtk.glade.bindtextdomain(GETTEXT_DOMAIN,
>                              LOCALE_PATH)
>     gtk.glade.textdomain(GETTEXT_DOMAIN)
>     gettext.bindtextdomain(GETTEXT_DOMAIN,
>                            LOCALE_PATH)
>     gettext.textdomain(GETTEXT_DOMAIN)
>
> > i18n works fine for none-glade GUIs. My only problem is with glade
> > generated GUIs. Do I need to do anything special to get internalization
> > for glade generated GUIs? Anyone having this problem?
>
> This is a silly question, but you did extract the strings from your
> GUI to a po file, right?
>         —Justin
>

Thanks a lot for the pointers. Unfortunately, I'm still having the problem.


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