Creating Qt Translation Files

To add a new translation file to the project:

  1. Select Extensions > Qt VS Tools > Create New Translation File.
  2. In the Language field, select a language from the list of supported languages.
  3. In the Filename field, enter a filename for the translation file.
  4. Select OK to create the file and have it listed in Translation Files in Visual Studio's Solution Explorer.
  5. Right-click a translation file to open a context menu with options for running lupdate and lrelease.

To start Qt Linguist, select Extensions > Qt VS Tools > Launch Qt Linguist or double-click a .ts file in the Solution Explorer.

By default, Qt Linguist opens in Visual Studio. To open it as a stand-alone application, select Detach.

To run Qt Linguist in a separate window by default, select Extensions > Qt VS Tools > Options > Qt Linguist, and set Run in detached window to True.

For more information about Qt's translation tools, see the Qt Linguist Manual.

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