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  • Overview
  • Configuring the use of WDDIXIO in your project
  • Using WDDIXIO
  • Notes
  • Using WDDIXIO as a stand-alone application
  • Options and setting of WDDIXIO
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Using WDDIXIO
Overview
To translate the different messages found in your project:
  1. Configure the use of WDDIXIO in your project.
  2. Use WDDIXIO.
Note: WDDIXIO can also be used as stand-alone application.
Configuring the use of WDDIXIO in your project
To configure the use of WDDIXIO in your project:
  1. Display the options of the product used ("Tools .. Options .. General options of WINDEV/WEBDEV/WINDEV Mobile").Display the options of the product used: on the "Home" pane, in the "Environment" group, expand "Options" and select "General options of WINDEV/WEBDEV/WINDEV Mobile".
  2. In the "Translation" tab, select "WDDIXIO".
  3. Select the source language and the destination language.
  4. Validate.
Using WDDIXIO
To use WDDIXIO:
  1. Select the text to translate (the caption in the description window of a control for example).
  2. Click the "Translate" button (found in the description window of a control for example).
  3. WDDIXIO starts and it is automatically minimized in the Windows taskbar:
  4. If the text to translate:
    • is strictly identical to a translated expression, the corresponding translation is automatically retrieved (pasted in the area corresponding to the text translation for example).
    • is not strictly identical to a translated expression, WDDIXIO automatically proposes the available translations. The translations are listed according to their relevance.
      The icon found in front of each translation indicates the relevance of the translation.
  5. Select the requested expression. Display the popup menu of the requested language and select the "Copy" option. The corresponding translation is automatically retrieved (pasted into the area corresponding to the translation of the text for example).
    Note: The tooltip of each expression enables you to see the corresponding translation.
Notes

Using WDDIXIO as a stand-alone application

To use WDDIXIO as a stand-alone application:
  1. Start WDDIXIO:
    • Select "Programs .. WDDIXIO .. WDDIXIO" from the "Start" menu.
    • Double-click "WDDIXIO.EXE" (found in the setup directory of WDDIXIO).
  2. WDDIXIO is automatically minimized in the Windows taskbar:
  3. Display WDDIXIO (click the icon found in the taskbar).
  4. Configure the interface of WDDIXIO:
    • Select the reference language (current language of messages) and the translation language (language into which the messages will be translated).
    • Select the dictionary to use. This dictionary contains the different translations that have been performed with WDTRAD.
      WDDIXIO is supplied with a French/English dictionary containing over 6000 translations.
  5. Type the text to translate.
  6. Click the button representing an arrow (or press the [Enter] key).
    The existing translations are automatically proposed.
    The translations are listed according to their relevance.
    The icon found in front of each translation indicates the relevance of the translation.
  7. Select the relevant expression in the requested language. Select "Copy" from the popup menu. The selected expression will be copied into the clipboard.
Note: If WDDIXIO is started, all you have to do is select a section of text in any software (Notepad, Word, ...) and press [ALT] + [T] simultaneously to ask for a translation.

Options and setting of WDDIXIO

Several options are used to configure WDDIXIO.
The button is used to configure the options of WDDIXIO. You can:
  • Allow the "full-text" search: By default, the type of the search performed in the dictionary is "Starts with", "Contains", ... A more complex search can be performed if this option is checked. This search mode can be used to find sections of sentences used in a different context.
  • Selecting a custom dictionary in addition to the dictionary of WDDIXIO. This option is required if a custom dictionary was created with WDTRAD (version 16 or earlier).
  • Enabling the automatic change of keyboard language. You also have the ability to automatically install the missing keyboards. This option is used to install and enable the missing keyboards in Windows (from Windows Vista).
The "Dictionary" option allows you to select the WDTRAD dictionary that will be used for translation.
The button is used to access the dictionary options. You can:
  • generate statistics for the dictionary: Number of resources, author, ...
  • configure the keyboard used ( )
  • reindex the dictionary if necessary ("Reindex" button). This option is recommended when an important number of resources have been added to the dictionary or modified.
See also
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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