strings not translated

Cristian Marchi cri79 at
Thu Jan 8 12:28:52 EST 2009

Thanks for the clarification! I found out that the strings were in xml 
files and that they didn't get translated when I compiled GnuCash. So I 
removed all the installation files, I rebuilt GnuCash from svn and now 
it's all ok (I'm talking about Ubuntu).

Thank you very much!

Andreas Köhler ha scritto:
> Here is the picture.
> Andreas Köhler wrote:
>> Hi Cristian,
>> the warnings listed in that dialog stem from those gconf entries with a
>> non-default, i.e. user-specified, values in
>> /apps/gnucash/general/warnings/permanent.  The schema files define
>> translated descriptions for each key, a short one used as label for the
>> checkbox, and a long one showed as tooltip.  On linux this works as
>> intended, as can be seen from the GnuCash 2.2.7 screenshot attachment.
>> On Windows, the i18n of the descriptions seem to fail and I think I have
>> seen that before.  You may want to try the gconftool-2 command I
>> wrote---it will probably return an english string only, even if LANG is
>> it_IT.  Someone probably needs to sit down and check, fix or file that,
>> either in gconf or gnucash :-)
>> Ciao,
>> -- andi5
>> Cristian Marchi wrote:
>>> I also discovered that in the windows version of GnuCash 2.2.8, the same
>>> string appears in English (as you can see in the attached image)
>>> although there is a translation for it in the it.po file previous to
>>> version 2.2.8.
>>> I didn't tried others strings for the reset warnings window but i
>>> suspect some others are affected by the same problem.
>>> For the gconf suggestion I will try to have a look at it but I almost
>>> don't know what are you talking about...that's too far for my knowledge :-)
>>> BTW Thank you for the patience!
>>> Andreas Köhler ha scritto:
>>>> Hi Cristian,
>>>> this works for me:
>>>>>>> LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 gconftool-2
>>>> /apps/gnucash/general/warnings/permanent/change_reconciled_split
>>>> --long-docs
>>>> Diese Rückfrage kommt vor dem Speichern von Änderungen in einer
>>>> abgeglichenen Buchung. Wenn Sie die Änderungen speichern, kann
>>>> zukünftiges Abgleichen erschwert werden.
>>>> I wonder whether your gconf setup prefers schemas installed in another
>>>> location.  You might want to check your /etc/gconf/2/path and
>>>> ~/.gconf.path files, and whether your schemas are installed at all.
>>>> Ciao,
>>>> -- andi5
>>>> Cristian Marchi wrote:
>>>>> Some time ago I noticed that some strings in the po file didn't get
>>>>> translated in GnuCash (for example this one: #:
>>>>> ../src/gnome/schemas/ At first I
>>>>> thought it was a problem with the it.po file that I translated but
>>>> today
>>>>> I tried with another language file and the result is the same. The
>>>>> messages that didn't get translated are all in the "reset warnings..."
>>>>> window.
>>>>> Is that a bug?
>>>>> Thanks in advance
>>>>> Cristian
>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

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