Resource files for localization

Trevor DeVore lists at
Tue Nov 25 13:45:18 EST 2003

On Nov 25, 2003, at 11:25 AM, Klaus Major wrote:

> 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

Thanks Klaus.  I will take a look at these.

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at

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