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Re: \ or \\


Hi, Hannie.

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 2:42 AM, lafeber-dumoleyn2
<lafeber-dumoleyn2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The problem is as follows:
> I have merged manual-lucid and maverick into a new file. When I open this
> file in Lokalize (or gedit) every code is preceded by \\ (green). When I
> copy a whole paragraph/string from Lokalize to Launchpad, I see \\ in
> Launchpad too. I do not think this is correct, as you explained here. Does
> that mean I have to change all \\ to \ manually in LP?

Where you see \\ when you open the file in gedit, these should be
changed to \ when it's pasted into Launchpad.  (I'd recommend doing a
find/replace in gedit to ensure you get then all changed properly and

> By the way, I am still experimenting to find out what is the best way to
> transfer all the translations from Lucid to Maverick (or Natty in the
> future). This copying (from Lokalize) and pasting (in Launchpad) is NOT how
> I want to do it because a) it's a lot of work and b) the name of the
> original translator is lost.

I'm afraid I don't know anything about any of the translation tools.
The only tools I've used are Launchpad and po4a (which generates the
.pot file from our source .tex files).