Bug 100848 - i18n: Separate strings that contain terms "page" or "slide" for Draw and Impress
Summary: i18n: Separate strings that contain terms "page" or "slide" for Draw and Impress
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Impress-UX
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Reported: 2016-07-11 10:56 UTC by Modestas Rimkus
Modified: 2021-03-31 03:40 UTC (History)
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Description Modestas Rimkus 2016-07-11 10:56:38 UTC
In Draw and Impress there are respectively Pages and Slides. However, in many places the same UI string is used in both applications. In this way a page is called "page" in Draw, but then "page" is used to call what actually is a slide in Impress, or vice versa. While this might be ok in English, there are completely different terms for "page" and "slide" in Lithuanian (I believe a few other languages, too). Translating the same string to fit both applications is complicated, and the result looks weird...

Here's a few examples of such strings in master:

Slide/Page Pane context menu:
oGDd5||New Page; avSPK||Duplicate Page; 6geGw||Rename page

Status bar: 7DqZj||Slide %1 of %2

Tooltip in Slide/Page Pane:

Please separate strings that contain the terms "page" or "slide" for Draw and Impress so that they can be translated differently to other languages.

Let me know if I should try and collect such strings in the UI (I hope there is a better way to find and process them).
Comment 1 Kolbjørn Stuestøl 2016-07-11 13:51:35 UTC
In Norwegian, nn and nb:
"New Page" -> "Ny side"
"New Slide" -> "Nytt lysbilete"
There is no term common to both page and slide.
"New Page/Slide" has to be written "Ny side/Nytt lysbilete"
This is unwieldy. Using different strings in Draw and Impress makes it possible to make better translations.

Comment 2 Olivier Hallot 2016-07-11 13:58:38 UTC
in pt-BR

New Page = Nova página
New Slide = Novo slide

in pt-PT

New Page = Nova página
New Slide = Novo diapositivo
Comment 3 Adolfo Jayme Barrientos 2016-07-13 01:10:57 UTC
I’m going to give a slap to the whole l10n list for not noticing that this has been acknowledged and worked on already… ;-)

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 84258 ***
Comment 4 Modestas Rimkus 2018-01-20 22:38:48 UTC
Apparently #84258 did not fix all of the shared Slide/Page occurrences.

I could still find the following shared labels that need to be separated in Draw and Impress in order to be translated correctly:

- Tooltip in Slide/Page pane: z4wq5|Slide
- Status bar: Myh6k|Slide %1 of %2
- Navigator, tooltips for buttons LKqE8|First Slide, NWPFk|Previous Slide, bkvQE|Next Slide, FVSHF|Last Slide
Comment 5 Modestas Rimkus 2018-01-20 22:53:15 UTC
Even more:

- In Draw, right-click on empty page area, from the context menu open Page submenu: there's a menu item 5JdRq|Master Slide that's shared between Draw and Impress (in Impress it's in the main level of the context menu)
- After clicking on Master Slide menu item mentioned above, Slide Design dialog opens that contains several shared strings: dialog title BawU5|Slide Design, zBuXF|Select a Slide Design, RQGwn|Exchange background page
- In the Slide Design dialog click Load button: dialog title jqb8e|Load Slide Design
Comment 6 Modestas Rimkus 2018-01-20 23:39:15 UTC
And more:

- In Draw select Format - Page Properties; in Impress select Slide - Properties: in both cases the same dialog window opens with shared strings FEPCP|Page Setup and Py4db|Page
Comment 7 Modestas Rimkus 2018-01-21 19:43:03 UTC
- "Insert" toolbar in Draw/Impress: oGDd5|New Page; avSPK|Duplicate Page
Comment 8 Modestas Rimkus 2018-01-21 19:58:19 UTC
- Impress: WESiK|Page Number... under Insert menu
- Select menu entry above, then Notes and Handouts tab: x4Ffp|Include on page; jjanG|Page Number
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2019-01-23 03:48:31 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 Roman Kuznetsov 2019-03-31 11:36:53 UTC
In 6.3 still there are some "page" in Impress
Comment 11 QA Administrators 2021-03-31 03:40:40 UTC
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