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Old 11-17-2010, 04:12 PM   #1
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As intital published, I made "my special edition" by changing the Chinese words in the menu system. Such work start with what you intend to change, before coding can begin.

A sample from systemConfig_yw.ini -

Quote:

English | Norwegian
-------------------------------------------------------------
Device Reboot | Enhet Oppstart
System Reboot | System Restart
4 | 4
Switch to kindle | Bytt til Kindle
5 | 5
Default reboot to DK | Auto restart til DK
( no site tools for tables ?)


You will find English, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italy, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish There should be more, of course.

There are other menus that need editing, and these will be added.

Note:

Lack info from the Duokan-Team of what they might support this. I hope they will, but we may go ahead with our own editions.


Have attached spreadsheets, Excel,Gnumerics, as well as .html
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File Type: zip YC_languages.zip (43.7 KB, 156 views)

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About language translation:

Example: I hate Microsoft. Why ? If you buy a computer in Norway, you will encounter trouble should you prefer English as "computer" language. Their translation sucks, and may cause a lot of confusion.
English is the standard language in aviation. The language goes with the territory, but not everyone agrees. But when they have to make up their own words for something already establish in the field, it may become unfriendly.

We may do the same mistakes, as a lot of words are impossible to translate. No good substitute exist. "Default" cause me a lot of trouble. In some context, it would be "this", in another "that". Many foreign words has been accepted. People use the word "software" in Norwegian. In Sweden they translated it and say "mjukvare" . They tried something similar in Norway, but it failed.

So, in the supplied .zip files, you have to do the translation. And if looking at the word isolated, the result may not be any good.

So, you will have to be part in this: do the translation, run it and check that it feels right. You may look at what your computer is using, as that is probably what people have become accustomed with.

You may have a look at the Norwegian translation here:
Spoiler:

English Norwegian Comments
[title] Device Reboot Enhets Oppstart
[childtitle] System Reboot System Restart
[functionCode] 4 4
[childtitle] Switch to kindle Bytt til Kindle
[functionCode] 5 5
[childtitle] Default reboot to DK Auto restart til DK
[functionCode] 25 25
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] On På
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Off Av
[title] Pageturn Skifte side
[childtitle] Full Refresh(Pages) Full Oppdatering(Side)
[functionCode] 11 11
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] configini=Frequency_FullFlush configini=Frekvens_Slette
[childtitle] Auto Flip(Seconds) Auto blading (Sekunder)
[functionCode] 12 12
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] configini=PageDown_Speed configini=SideNed_Hastighet
[childtitle] Default Flip Default Blade
[functionCode] 10 10
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Instant Umiddelbart
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Normal Normal
[title] Documents Dokumenter
[childtitle] Default PDF Dark Default PDF Dark
[functionCode] 29 29
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Set up Oppsett
[childtitle] Show Enlaged PDF Vise forstørret PDF
[functionCode] 30 30
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Natural Natural
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Center senter
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Middle Middle
[title] Input Input
[childtitle] Default Input Default Input
[functionCode] 13 13
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Enlish Engelsk
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] PinYin PinYin
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] WuBi WuBi
[childtitle] Default Input Default Input
[functionCode] 34 34
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Latin Languages Latin Languages
[childtitle] Optional Input Optional Input
[functionCode] 14 14
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Enlish Engelsk
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] PinYin Pinyin
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] WuBi WuBi
[childtitle] Optional Input Optional Input
[functionCode] 35 35
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Latin Latin
[title] Font Font
[childtitle] Default Chinese Default Kinesisk
[functionCode] 6 6
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item]
[childtitle] Default Enlish Default Engelsk
[functionCode] 7 7
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item]
[childtitle] Default Font Size Default Font Size innført
[functionCode] 8 8
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 1 1
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 2 2
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 3 3
[childtitle] Default Font Size Default Font Size
[functionCode] 9 9
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 4 4
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 5 5
[childtitle] Home Directory Home Directory Hjemme katalog
[functionCode] 31 31
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Small Liten
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Midle Middels
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Large Stor
[title] TTS TTS
[childtitle] PlaySpeed Avspillings-hastighet
[functionCode] 15 15
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Set up Oppsett
[childtitle] Style Setting Style Setting
[functionCode] 17 17
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Clear Clear
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Original Original
[childtitle] Style Setting Style Setting innført
[functionCode] 18 18
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Flat Flat
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Cadence Melodisk
[title] Other Other
[childtitle] System PW System Passord
[functionCode] 19 19
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Set up Oppsett
[childtitle] Date&Time Dato og Tid Dato og Klokke
[functionCode] 20 20
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item]
[childtitle] Language Språk
[functionCode] 36 36
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Set up Oppsett
[childtitle] Press Home to goto Trykk 'Home' for å gå til
[functionCode] 26 26
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] List Liste
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Categories Kategorier
[childtitle] Support Old system Support Old system innført
[functionCode] 27 27
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Yes Ja
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] No Nei
[childtitle] Word Capture Time Opptakstid av ord
[functionCode] 21 21
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 2s 2s
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 3s 3s
[childtitle] Word Capture Time Opptakstid av ord
[functionCode] 22 22
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] 5s 5s
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Off Av
[childtitle] Screen Setting Skjerm Oppsett
[functionCode] 23 23
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Original Kindle Original Kindle
[childtitle] Screen Setting Skjerm Oppsett
[functionCode] 24 24
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] User's Screen Brukers skjerm
[title] System Information System Informasjon
[childtitle] Setting Oppsett
[functionCode] 32 32
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Backup Backup innført
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Restore Restore innført
[childtitle] Software Version Software Version innført
[functionCode] 1 1
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item]
[childtitle] Version Update Oppdatere versjon
[functionCode] 33 33
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] Update Oppdatere
[childtitle] Storage Lagring Lager
[functionCode] 2 2
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item]
[childtitle] Copyright Copyright innført
[functionCode] 3 3
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] View Se oppslag
[childtitle] Help Hjelp
[functionCode] 28 28
[left] 0 0
[right] 0 0
[item] View Se oppslag



The site lack any way to present nice tables, so this looks confusing. Unzip the archive and you will see a more understandable table.

Show a couple of entries:

Code:
English                   | Norwegian              | Notes    
Copyright	         | Copyright               | innført
Default Font Size  | Default Font Size  | innført
Date&Time	         | Dato og Tid	            | Dato og Klokke

Example - Copyright is used internationally, and it would cause confusion to translate it.
Under notes, I have added the word "innført" - (commonly used).

I believe "Font" is a standard used word in the printing busieness, it is so widespread that it would be accepted. Size would be translated. How would it appear if used with the word font ? Maybe both shoult be translated to "skrift størrelse" ?

"Dato og Tid" is of course commonly used, but it may feel more natural to use "Dato og klokke" if the context is adjusting or under settings.

This may be a good example of possible things you only discover after testing it on the device.
It may take several revisions before you find a good translation for the Kindle.

Post your translations and suggestions, and we will try to make the files.


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There has to be some changes to the keyboard layout under different languages. Have thought of some possible feature which will be presented in this section.

[ will add the suggested info as soon as it is ready. ]

Keyboard printed labels:
________________________________________________
Q | W | E | R | T | Y | U | I | O | P | Menu
A | S | D | F | G | H | J | K | L |Del| (5-way)
Z | X | C | V | B | N | M | . |Sym|Ent|
^ |Alt|(_______space_________)|Aa |Hom| Back
________________________________________________

Keyboard lower case:
________________________________________________
q | w | e | r | t | y | u | i | o | p | Menu
a | s | d | f | g | h | j | k | l |Del| (5-way)
z | x | c | v | b | n | m | . |Sym|Ent|
^ |Alt|(_______space_________)|Aa |Hom| Back
________________________________________________

Keyboard with shift:
________________________________________________
Q | W | E | R | T | Y | U | I | O | P | Menu
A | S | D | F | G | H | J | K | L |Del| (5-way)
Z | X | C | V | B | N | M | . |Sym|Ent|
^ |Alt|(_______space_________)|Aa |Hom| Back
________________________________________________


Keyboard with Alt: ( not done yet )
________________________________________________
Q | W | E | R | T | Y | U | I | O | P | Menu
A | S | D | F | G | H | J | K | L |Del| (5-way)
Z | X | C | V | B | N | M | . |Sym|Ent|
^ |Alt|(_______space_________)|Aa |Hom| Back
________________________________________________

Keyboard with Alt+Shift: ( not done yet )
________________________________________________
Q | W | E | R | T | Y | U | I | O | P | Menu
A | S | D | F | G | H | J | K | L |Del| (5-way)
Z | X | C | V | B | N | M | . |Sym|Ent|
^ |Alt|(_______space_________)|Aa |Hom| Back
________________________________________________

Keyboard - special combo ( no example..yet )
________________________________________________
Q | W | E | R | T | Y | U | I | O | P | Menu
A | S | D | F | G | H | J | K | L |Del| (5-way)
Z | X | C | V | B | N | M | . |Sym|Ent|
^ |Alt|(_______space_________)|Aa |Hom| Back
________________________________________________

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