[Grok-dev] Trigger i18n translation in the rendering method of a view

Alexandre Garel alex.garel at tarentis.com
Mon Sep 26 07:56:47 EST 2011

Le 26/09/2011 14:43, Sebastian Ware a écrit :
> I can get i18n translation to work fine in PageTemplates, but how do I force translation of text that isn't inserted into templates?
> I want to do this and get the string to be translated:
>    from . import ApplicationMessageFactory as _
>    class TestTranslate(grok.View):
>        def render(self):
>            return _("I need to be translated")
> I have set my breakpoints and I am trying to figure out how the TAL-engine does this, but I am not making much progress.

In fact  ApplicationMessageFactory  just return a string containing 
informations for translation.

You need :

from zope.i18n import translate
return translate(_("I need to be translated"))

and this shall be ok, I think.

Hope this helps,


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