Localizing the Menubar on OsX (Help menu)

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Sun Sep 20 07:49:51 EDT 2015

On 9/20/2015 5:37 AM, Malte Brill wrote:
> Hi friends. I am seriously puzzled. I got a menubar with a Help button. To localize this and make it appear as „Hilfe“ on german systems I am setting the label of that button. What now puzzles me is that the menu behaves differently according to the label of that button (not the name, which I could somewhat understand). If the label is „Help“ then I am getting the Os X Yosemite help with the search box on top. If however the label of that button changes to something else, it acts like not being one of the special menus, no search box on top…
> What gives???
> How am I supposed to correctly localize then? I looked at the German.lproj folder, but there are only a few strings in there, not Help….
> Can someone enlighten me here?

There was a definite change in the Help and About menu behaviors from
LC665 to LC67x. See http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=15704 and
This was probably related to the change from Carbon to Cocoa between
those LC releases.

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