[Gambas-user] IDE Default language for new projects
bagoneo at libero.it
Sat Jan 21 23:12:42 CET 2023
Il 21/01/23 22:07, Martin ha scritto:
> El 21/1/23 a las 14:53, Bruce Steers escribió:
>> It now uses the System.Language setting to choose default language
>> after i
>> moaned because i was having to set mine to English (UK) every time, so
>> Benoit made it select the system language not the old English (USA)
>> Do you use an old gambas version?
> I'm using version 3.17.3 at the moment until the Manjaro repositories
> are updated.
> Is true the version 3.18 takes the system language but I want more
> control over the ide behaviour so that it doesn't use the system
> language and doesn't use US English but uses the language I specify.
> Because it can happen as it is my case that I use the desktop in es_AR
> and I program in common English (I had been doing it in USA English)
> then I would have to change it every time I create a project and I would
> like to change it only once in the configuration.
> Then there is the other issue related to the language of the program
> being common English or common Spanish and not a regional variant, but
> this is a more complicated issue to solve or find a consensus.
> I try to translate into Spanish (common) the Gambas IDE, the components
> and the examples that are there but I find that one is made with en_US
> another with en_GB, from my point of view as a translator I hope that
> everything is in an English as neutral and without localisms as possible
> (common English).
> I think that the IDE, the components and the examples should move
> towards a common English and leave aside the local variants.
> I share the idea but, as I am relatively new to translating Gambas,
> maybe I am saying things that don't make practical sense, sorry if that
> is the case.
> For example, in preference / projects there could be a default language
> variable, to choose between system or manual where manual enables to
> choose the language one wants.
> Or directly a list in a combobox that gives the option to choose a
> language or the system language.
> Best regards.
If I type in the terminal:
$ LANG="de_DE.UTF-8" gambas3
here I open Gambas in German
(of course the language must be installed in the system)
As far as I know in GNU Linux the base language is US English and Gambas
respects the rule.
With best regards
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