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How to translate fields' placeholder in forms? [Closed]

Yannick Vaucher
on 2/6/13, 1:02 PM 2,895 views

The Question has been closed for reason: not relevant or out dated

Yannick Vaucher
on 03/05/2013 07:08:11

Some fields in form views contains a placeholder text which is visible if the field is empty. This permits you to have clean forms without to many labels.

However, I can't find a way to translate those texts.

It seems it is curently a bug:



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Naresh Soni (nch)
On 2/7/13, 9:29 AM

It's bug currently. The problem is that the placeholder is not checked while generating translation entries however it's checked while generating the view. so its a bug and need s a fix.

So, what should I put in po file if I want to do it by hand?

Camptocamp SA
on 2/7/13, 1:57 PM

I added the link to my bug report, if it affects you as well please say it.

Camptocamp SA
on 2/10/13, 6:11 AM

The bug has been fixed, and this comment shows how you can manually add them in PO files if you want.

Olivier Dony (odo)
on 3/5/13, 6:55 AM

@odony Thanks for your reply I'm closing this question

Camptocamp SA
on 3/5/13, 7:07 AM

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