Resource files for localization

Klaus Major klaus at major-k.de
Tue Nov 25 13:25:48 EST 2003


Hi Trevor,

> I was asked about providing a resource file to a client so that they 
> could
> localize the user interface strings on Windows.  I am not familiar 
> with these,
> though after doing a search on google it seems this is the standard 
> for doing
> localization on Windows.

A standard and Windows? Wow, cool ;-)

> I haven't worked with localizing Revolution apps so I was wondering 
> what the
> best approach to this might be from within Revolution as I assume I 
> can't use
> a resource file directly in Rev.  Or am I mistaken?

Don't know if you can do that the windows-way...

But there are several possibilities to do that in RR.

You could read in text-files and inititialze all labels/field 
accordingly...

Or do the same with customproperty-sets...
You can find a short example of this on my website -> X-talk -> CP-Sets1

Drop a line if you need further info/assistance.

> Thanks,
>
> -- 
> Trevor DeVore
> Blue Mango Multimedia
> trevor at mangomultimedia.com

Regards

Klaus Major
klaus at major-k.de
www.major-k.de



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