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==Introduction==
 
Most people browse the web in their own language. Think about pupils in elementary schools across the world who aren't studying English - yet. To make it possible for them to discover Stellarium, we'd be very grateful if you could provide a translation of the stellarium.org homepage. It's a small task, but extremely important.
 
 
==Instructions for translators==
 
===How to translate homepage===
 
Stellarium's homepage now uses gettext for translation and you can translate it via specialized applications like poedit or Rosetta web interface.
 
  
Translation process it very simple and you need run next 3 simple steps:
 
* [https://login.launchpad.net/+login Login on launchpad.net] (If you don't have a Launchpad ID then [https://login.launchpad.net/+login register on launchpad.net]).
 
* [https://translations.launchpad.net/stellarium-website Open Rosetta tool] for translation of Stellarium's homepage.
 
* Choose your language and translate a text.
 
 
'''Note:''' If your language not in list of available languages then please contact to '''[https://launchpad.net/~alexwolf Alexander Wolf]''' and we add your language to list of available for translation languages.
 
 
==Instructions for developers==
 
===How to apply translations to homepage===
 
Presumably homepage stored in bazaar's trunk and next 5 simple steps will apply translations from Rosetta to homepage:
 
 
* Go to folder with trunk source code and update it from bazaar ('''bzr pull''')
 
* Merge trunk from auto-po branch ('''bzr merge lp:~stellarium/stellarium-website/auto-po''')
 
* Open folder with trunk source code and run script '''util/compileMo.sh'''
 
* Update trunk on launchpad.net ('''bzr push lp:stellarium-website''')
 
* Update source code on stellarium.org from trunk
 
 
===How to add new lines for translation===
 
Presumably homepage stored in bazaar's trunk and next 5 simple steps will apply translations from Rosetta to homepage:
 
 
* Go to folder with trunk source code and update it from bazaar ('''bzr pull''')
 
* Update source code in trunk folder
 
* Generate a new ''stellarium-website.pot'' file via run script '''util/generatePot.sh'''
 
* Commit changes to trunk ('''bzr commit -m "added new lines for translation"''')
 
* Update trunk on launchpad.net ('''bzr push lp:stellarium-website''')
 
 
==Any questions?==
 
If you have any questions, such as the proper context or meaning of a string, feel free to ask it at the [https://sourceforge.net/projects/stellarium/forums/forum/565801 Translators forum] at Stellarium's project page at SourceForge. You can login to SourceForge with a number of identities, including Google, Yahoo, OpenID (Wordpress) and many others.
 
 
==Further reading==
 
*[https://help.launchpad.net/Translations launchpad translations documentation]
 
 
[[Category:Translation]]
 
[[Category:Helping Stellarium]]
 

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