[texworks] Call for Help: Translations

Wojciech Myszka wojciech.myszka at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 17:01:42 CET 2016

Dear Stefan,

I'm almost ready with Polish translation. There are still some untranslated
strings in trans/qt subdirectory. Should I try to translate them?

On the other hand I wonder if someone can remind me where to copy compiled
translation files to test them with texworks?


2016-03-22 13:00 GMT+01:00 Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com>:

> Dear TeXworks community,
> this is on rather short notice, but TeXworks is still missing some
> translations for the upcoming release. I have contacted the previous
> translation maintainers and most of them have already sent me the
> updated translations (as you can see in the GitHub commits), but a few
> have insufficient time to complete them (or have not replied at all).
> Since localization and internationalization are very important for a
> good and easy user experience (and, thus, "lowering the entry barrier to
> the TeX world" according to TeXworks' motto), this is a general call for
> help to the community. Whoever wants to commit some time to this (and is
> fluent in the respective language, including knowing many of its
> computer-related terms such as the typical phrase for "Save as" etc.),
> please shoot me an email as soon as possible. The languages that
> TeXworks supported in the past and that are in need for some attention
> now are the following:
> * Arabic
> * Czech (partly done already)
> * Persian
> * Dutch
> * Norwegian
> * Polish
> * Portuguese
> * Turkish (mostly done, new future maintainers welcome)
> * Simplified Chinese
> Of course, if you want to contribute another language that TeXworks was
> not translated into yet, this is very welcome as well. For existing
> languages, see https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/tree/master/trans
> Right now, this is quite time-critical as the plan is to release soon
> (hopefully within a week or so). So if you have time to do this in the
> next few days, please shoot me an email quickly. To get started with
> translations, there is a guide at
> https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/wiki/Translating
> Thanks in advance,
> Stefan

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