[ic] Catalog v.s. admin: locale change

Stefan Hornburg racke at linuxia.de
Tue Jun 26 06:20:25 EDT 2007

Ton Verhagen wrote:
> Quoting Racke:
> At 09:36 PM 6/25/2007, you wrote:
>> Ton Verhagen wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> With every order we save the locale under which the
>>> order is placed. Doing so enables us to print the invoice
>>> (and packing list) in the customer's locale.
>>> Unfortunately one problem occurs:
>>> In the admin it seems not possible to change the locale on the fly.
>>> In other words the [setlocale] tag does not work....
>> Unfortunately the UI has its own set of locales.
>>> The only way getting the invoice and packing list print in the
>>> corresponding locale is to login with the locale set on the login page.
>>> What could we do in order to be able to print a bunch of invoices
>>> in one go, all with their own locale?
>> The code switching to the "UI" locale is contained in [mm_locale].
>> You can probably figure out a way to keep the catalog locale by
>> passing a scratch variable on your print page and modify the 
>> [mm_locale] code slightly.
> Wouldn't it be better/simpler to add an option to the [mm_locale] tag?
> E.g.
> [mm_locale catalog=1]
>         or
> [mm_locale no_admin=1]
> When catalog=1 (or no_admin=1) is set, the Locale repository of the
> catalog is used. Also the mv_shadowpass wouldn't be set in such case.

No, but modifying the .autoload file will do the trick.

[if global MV_PAGE eq admin/printfoo]

As [mm-locale] is a big kludge anyway, I don't like the idea of adding
parameters to it.


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