[ic] Template Locale & page edit on 4.7
Thu, 26 Apr 2001 00:25:02 -0400 (EDT)
I pressume I should add the locale settings you suggest in the
Currently in my catalog.cfg there is:
# Last Locale specified is the default
Locale en_US LC_CTYPE C
Do i just add it on the end there??
Also, since adding the locale and creating new image directories for each
language is there a way I can set it to just pull from the 1
directory, so I dont have to have multiple instances of the same item
images wasting server space?
Mathew A. Jones booksellersolutions.com
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Mike Heins wrote:
> Quoting email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > Hi,
> > I am currently setting up a catalog on 4.7 which will allow me to have my
> > store
> > in several languages. I have read the docs and managed to get the images
> > and pages loaded from seperate 'english,german, french' directories.
> > My only problem now is with the template files. Is there a key I can use
> > in the locale DB similar to:
> > PageDir english
> > Locale fr_FR PageDir francais
> > Locale en_US PageDir english
> > Surely there must be a way for me to have seperate language directories
> > for my templates, since I cant use the [L][/L] tag within the
> > 'components'.
> You can use the [L] [/L] within components; all you have to do is
> Locale en_US readfile 1
> Locale de_DE readfile 1
> Locale fr_FR readfile 1
> That might not be the best way, though. You can easily do in the page:
> [en_UK] @_NOLEFT_TOP_UK_@ [/en_UK]
> [de_DE] @_NOLEFT_TOP_DE_@ [/de_DE]
> [fr_FR] @_NOLEFT_TOP_FR_@ [/fr_FR]
> I might even take a look at supporting that within the new page editor.
> Since the locale substitution is done before the Variable substitution,
> it doesn't even impact performance to any real degree.
> In addition, if you are up to date on 4.7.x via CVS you will find that
> Variable definititions can be dynamic from a database, and that there
> are some things you can do there.
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