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I want to translate the messages to a new language or edit an existing language, where do I start?

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I want to translate the messages to a new language or edit an existing language, where do I start?

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Always use latest Git version of po file to translate. You can optionally translate online at our translation server where you can also get latest po files and merge them with your translations. For creating new translation simply use po/phpmyadmin.pot and generate po/LANG_CODE.po for your language (you can use msginit -i po/phpmyadmin.pot -l LANG_CODE –no-translator -o po/LANG_CODE.po to do this) or ask on mailing list to add the translation to the web interface. More details are available at Gettext for translators. Please note that we try not to use HTML entities like é in the translations, since we define the right character set in the file. With HTML entities, the text on JavaScript messages would not display correctly. However there are some entities that need to be there, for quotes, non-breakable spaces, ampersands, less than, greater than. You can then put your translations, as a zip file to avoid losing special characters, on the sourceforge.net translation tracker. I

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