Localization

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Localization is the process of translating software user interfaces from one language to another and adapting it to suit a foreign culture. These resources are about making Mozilla-based applications/extensions localizable.

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XUL Tutorial:Localization
XUL Tutorial section on Localizing XUL applications.
XUL Tutorial:Property Files
XUL Tutorial section about using Property files.
Writing localizable code
Best practices and guidelines for Programmers to play nicely with Localization.
Localizing descriptions of extensions
To localize the description of an extension (the string that shows up under extension's name in the Extensions window), you need to use a special preference key to override the description specified in your install.rdf file. This article contains instructions on how to modify this preference key.

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Extensions, XUL

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<p><b>Localization</b> is the process of translating software user interfaces from one language to another and adapting it to suit a foreign culture.  These resources are about making Mozilla-based applications/extensions localizable.
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<dl><dt> <a href="en/XUL_Tutorial/Localization">XUL Tutorial:Localization</a><br>
</dt><dd> <small><a href="en/XUL_Tutorial">XUL Tutorial</a> section on Localizing XUL applications.</small>
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<dl><dt> <a href="en/XUL_Tutorial/Property_Files">XUL Tutorial:Property Files</a><br>
</dt><dd> <small><a href="en/XUL_Tutorial">XUL Tutorial</a> section about using Property files.</small>
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<dl><dt> <a href="en/Writing_localizable_code">Writing localizable code</a><br>
</dt><dd> <small>Best practices and guidelines for Programmers to play nicely with Localization.</small>
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<dl><dt> <span class="exlink"><a href="en/Localizing_descriptions_of_extensions_(external)">Localizing descriptions of extensions</a></span><br>
</dt><dd> <small>To localize the description of an extension (the string that shows up under extension's name in the Extensions window), you need to use a special preference key to override the description specified in your install.rdf file.  This article contains instructions on how to modify this preference key.</small>
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<ul><li> <a href="Special:Tags?tag=Localization:Articles&amp;language=en">Articles</a>
</li><li> <a href="Special:Tags?tag=Localization:Tools&amp;language=en">Tools</a>
</li><li> <a href="en/Localization/Community">Community</a>
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<dl><dd> <a href="en/Extensions">Extensions</a>, <a href="en/XUL">XUL</a>
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