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Problem translating phrases with double quotes
Jose Dorrego
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Total Posts:  7
Joined:  2008-10-01
Barcelona, España

Hello all.

I’m trying to translate a phrase, for example:  Edit Product Attribute “Price”

(that’s the title in the page: index.php/admin/catalog_product_attribute/edit/attribute_id/59/?ft

Examinig the code, this title comes from the file: app/code/core/Mage/Adminhtml/Block/Catalog/Product/Attribute/Edit.php
line 64:

return Mage::helper('catalog')->__('Edit Product Attribute "%s"'$this->htmlEscape(Mage::registry('entity_attribute')->getFrontendLabel()));

And in the correspondent Mage_Catalog.csv I have these two lines:

“Edit Product Attribute","Editar el atributo del producto”
“Edit Product Attribute “"%s""","Editar el atributo del producto “"%s"""

The issue is that I don’t see why it isn’t working.  The doble quotes are escaped in the CSV file (by adding extra doble quotes for each one).

If I replace

Mage::helper('catalog')->__('Edit Product Attribute "%s"',


Mage::helper('catalog')->__('Edit Product Attribute',

The translation works, and because of this, I’m sure that the system is reading that CSV file, but still don’t get why won’t translate when usign double quotes.

Anyone having a similar problem?


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Joined:  2008-11-17

hi jdorrego.

I think you should put this in your csv :
“Edit Product Attribute “"%s"""","Editar el atributo del producto “"%s""""

If you count how many double quotes you put, you have to get an even number !

You might even try to take out the last couple of double quotes in each sentence, that might work too.


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