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PA.c Installer 3.3.2 and Platform Installer 14.2 Translations

The PortableApps.com Installer (used for individual .paf.exe installers) and the PortableApps.com Platform installer share the same strings for translation. These are a little different than the .locale files included with the platform as they can't be translated and then tested directly by translators. Nor can they use the iniTranslator Portable utility to handle translations.

PortableApps.com Platform 12.0 debuted a new cloud-portable-local installer with multiple new strings included. The goal of these is to make it easier on the end user to handle install to all the different locations supported by our platform and apps.

To that end, a new NSH file with the strings in English has been made available. A zip file with the new strings as well as existing strings for other languages can be downloaded here: Languages19.zip. These are the same installers included with the current PA.c Installer 3.3.2. You can also see the strings in action with the PortableApps.com Platform 14.2 release.

You can also use the current Google Chrome Portable release to test out other strings including downloading. This way you can see the strings used by the PA.c app installer that aren't used by the platform installer like downloading messages.

Look at the English.nsh as your guide and copy in the missing section to the language you are updating. Switch the ${LANG_ENGLISH} string on each line to the one for your language.

Please post the updated strings as a comment here within PRE tags or on pastebin.com and link to the post. Strings must be submitted by ASAP as the platform is being packaged TODAY to make the cut for inclusion.

Thank you all for your help!

BONUS POINTS: When you're done, please consider helping out with the platform localization if your locale isn't yet up to date or needs some tweaking.

Platform Installer Strings That Have Been Updated

The following locales have been updated for the new installer by translators: Armenian, Basque, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, English, EnglishGB, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, SimpChinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Spanish International, Turkish, Ukrainian locales.

The following locales have been updated for the new installer using machine translation: Afrikaans, Arabic, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Esperanto, Estonian, Farsi, Finnish, Galician, Georgian, Greek, Hebrew, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Pashto, Romanian, Serbian, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, TradChinese, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yoruba

The following locales don't have reliable machine translation available and will not work with the new installer, falling back to the old simple installer: Breton, Cibemba, Efik, Kurdish, Luxembourgish, NorwegianNynorsk, SerbianLatin, Valencian

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New String in PA.c Installer 3.3.x / Languages19

There is a single new string in the PA.c Installer 3.3.x release. The string is as follows:

LangString existingfileswarning ${LANG_ENGLISH} "The folder you have selected ($INSTDIR) is not the standard installation folder for this plugin. This folder contains files within it that may be deleted or altered. Are you sure you wish to install to this folder?"

This string is only used if the user manually tries to install a CommonFiles plugin to a non-standard path that already has files within it but they are not the files for a CommonFiles plugin. This string will rarely be seen.

The following translations have been updated by translators with this new string: English, EnglishGB, French, German, Slovenian

All remaining translations have had a machine-generated translation added where available.

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