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

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Mon Sep 26 08:16:26 EST 2011

Turns out one needed to supply the request-object as context. This works:

  from zope.i18n import translate
  class ForceTranslate(grok.View):
      def render(self):
          return translate(_("Allt val?"), context=self.request)

Mvh Sebastian

26 sep 2011 kl. 14.56 skrev Alexandre Garel:

> 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,
> Alex
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