make_strings - tool to build lists of localizable strings from Objective-C files
] [-L languages
parses Objective-C files and builds lists of localizable
strings. It then creates new .strings
files or merges the strings with
files. It's fairly intelligent when matching old and
new strings, and produces .strings
files that are (supposed to be) easy
for a translator to work with.
accepts the following options:
- Prints a short list of available options.
- Prints additional information while processing.
- -L languages
- Specify which languages to process. Multuple -L options are
accepted, or multiple languages defined in one -L flag.
- Activates --aggresive-match and automatically removes
"dummy" entries that are added by importing .strings
files which were not created by make_strings program. This option
is suitable when make_strings is run for the first time and there
is an existing .strings file which contains a fairly accurate
- This option will make make_strings assume that matching keys should
have matching translations. This can save lots of work, but it increases
the risk of erroneous translation.
- Removes obsolete strings/keys.
make_strings -L "English Swedish Russian" *.[hm]
was written Alexander Malmberg
This manual page was added by Yavor Doganov <email@example.com>.
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