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Re: [libreoffice-l10n] Incorrectly translated string in many languages


Hi Sérgio,

Sérgio Marques (<smarquespt@gmail.com>) kirjutas 20.07.2020 kell 23:35:

> Mihkel Tõnnov <mihhkel@gmail.com> escreveu no dia quarta, 8/07/2020 à(s)
> 20:03:
>
>> For a handful of languages, there has been an exception added to the code
>> to use %MOD1+comma and Shift+%MOD1+comma instead:
>> ...
>> Portuguese in Europe (pt) - translation completely omits the second/third
>> key in the shortcut
>>
>
> It was our mistake. We taught that ; was used to separate strings. You've
> suggested Shift+%MOD1+,for Portuguese in master strings but source file
> refers Shift+%MOD1+;
>
> Portuguese keyboards do have ; Which one should we use. Your suggestion or
> same as source string?
>

Do the shortcuts Ctrl+comma and Ctrl+Shift+comma work when using Portuguese
UI and a Portuguese keyboard layout? If they do, then probably you should
use "%MOD1+," and "Shift+%MOD1+," in the translation of that tip-of-the-day
text - presuming that most users in Portugal actually are using a
Portuguese keyboard layout and not, say, US International like the Dutch.

However, if Portuguese keyboards indeed have a separate semicolon key
(Wikipedia says the European variant doesn't and Brazilian does - but I'd
trust a local to know better ;) then you might want to take a look into why
this exception was added for Portuguese in the first place. See
https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88027

Best regards,
Mihkel

>

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