Erbenos

Issue translating string using ProcessWire language translator

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Erbenos    3

Hello,

recently i came across this issue.

Basically, I am using TemplateEngineBlade module which allows me to use Blade templating engine in my templates. I needed to translate strings like '__(<your string>)', but since the module compiles the templates into its own directory (as highlighted in screenshots), the language translator find the function call in 2 files:

  1. Template where the code is written
  2. Modules 'compiled'/cache directory where the templates are in their compiled state

Now, I actually have to translate the string in its compiled directory else it  doesn't work at all. But since that filename changes often it is not usable at all.

I tryed prepending all templates with a file (for example _init.php) and getting all translatable strings there which works but not for the use cases where i need to get same string translated in multiple languages in a single page - I would have to create separate variables.

Does anyone have any idea which would help me work around my issue?

Thanks

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dragan    212

I never used Blade, so I don't even know if that's an option, but can you tell Blade to not create that cache file in the first place?

If that's not possible, try to disable cache in your template(s).

Alternative multilang approaches are described here:

And then there's also the recently added functional fields (never used it myself so far): https://processwire.com/blog/posts/functional-fields/

 

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Erbenos    3

Actually the intro to the article you linked was just what I needed.

I guess I should have been more thoughtful about having an option to use translation context. If I just edit the files like this: 

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it works.

I can simply edit the template files in Language translator since the compiled templates also inherit the translation context, dummy me.

Thanks a lot

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@Erbenos .. Could you please explain how we can configure PW to allow for Blade usage  ..

i tried to do that but i get errors :( - i just opened a file inside "Templates" Directory and put: 

<?php

$view->share('foo', 'bar');

 

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