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Hi Friedrich,

Friedrich W. H. Kossebau schrieb:

Am Dienstag, 10. Juli 2012, 09:04:54 schrieb Friedrich W. H. Kossebau:
I need help with understanding how the naming of the template categories is
done, especially for custom categories. I have basically 2 questions, listed
at the end.

I found
final.odp from the LO Conference in Paris last year, from which I learnt
that these are the built-in (as in: translated) categories:

officorr → “Business Correspondence”
offimisc → “Other Business Documents”
personal → “Personal Correspondence and Documents”
forms → “Forms and Contracts”
finance → “Finances”
educate → “Education”
layout → “Presentation Backgrounds”
presnt → “Presentations”
misc → “Miscellaneous”

Yes, those are defined in
They are translated via the normal translation process via po-file.

And to give custom categories nice names, one should put into the language
or "common" directory a file .nametranslation.table which has "folder=Name"
entries for all the custom category folders.

There has also been a file groupuinames.xml in the template folder.

Tried that but without success: I added a custom folder in
/usr/share/templates/libreoffice/de named "nametest", added a few templates
there and put a file .nametranslation.table in
/usr/share/templates/libreoffice/de, with this content
--- 8< ---
nametest=Naming Test
--- 8< ---

But as you can see in the attached screenshot, the folder only appears as
"nametest", not "Naming Test".

Q1: What am I doing wrong here? (LibreOffice on openSUSE Tumbleweed)

openSUSE by default also installed a package with labels, libreoffice-
templates-labels-a4, which are placed in common/labels, so for the
non-built- in category "labels". Still the templates dialog has a full
translated name for it, "Etiketten".

Q2: How does the custom category folder "labels" get its translation

Have you already searched for "Etiketten"? That should find only few file candidates.

No one here any clue? Do I better ask on the developer list?

Yes. I guess you will deploy such a template package.

If only you want a nice name, do not use the way to generate a new category via File > Templates > Organize. But simply create a sub-folder in the templates folder. It will be recognized when restart. The folder name is directly used as template category, at least on WinXP. Keep in mind, that sub-sub-folder is not possible.

Kind regards

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