[Etoys] Etoys Quick Guides

Korakurider korakurider at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 21:51:05 EDT 2009


On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 4:04 AM, Ted Kaehler <Ted at vpri.org> wrote:
> Rita,
>        After much discussion last year, we decided that Quick Guides
> would not be translated in the normal Etoys way.  The layout of the
> text on the small pages of the Guides is important, and automatic
> translation was not working well for that.
>        The way to translate is to copy a guide out of the flap with
> the green handle, edit the text, and then save the current project
> using the same name as the project.  I then convert these to .sexp
> format.  Unconverted project files in the QuickGuides folder also
> work.  You can try out your new guides that way.
>        To use the guides in German, replace the QuickGuides folder
> with a new one that has German guide projects in it.
    How about having language specific folder like QuickGuides/ja for
translated guide files?
    then we could install/replace/customize localized guide in clean way.

> Bert,
>        Yes, I am the person who knows how to prepare guides for the
> release.  I make them in to .sexp files and put them in a folder.
> You then commit the folder to SVN, and do the normal build process.
> (I'll need to look at my notes and remember all of this.)
> --Ted.
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