Talk:Oficina de Desenho/Localization
numbering necessary for words to be translated
If no numbering at all, possible to miss one or more items when translation and difficult to find which.
"Type" as in "type a word" or as in "this sort of car" ? German for "writing" would be "schreiben" or on the keyboard "Tippen" but the first would be better. What is the Marquee function supposed to do? The german "Festzelt" is a "celebration tent", I don't think that is the function in mind. t.woelk
- In the context of drawing programs, "marquee" refers to the tool that allows you to select a region by enclosing it with a shape—typically a rectangle. The word is used because the selection is shown with a dotted outline that moves around the shape; this is reminiscent of theater marquees (the sign above the entrance to a theater that says what is playing), because they have lights that blink in a pattern that moves around the edges. "Rectangular selection" would be another name for the rectangular marquee.
- I'm not familiar with this program, so I can't say in what context "type" is being used, but note that it can also refer to the typeface being used—essentially the same as "font". —Joe 13:20, 3 September 2007 (EDT)
How will this be integrated with the POT & POs in Fedora, git and such? We are trying to coordinate stuff :)
BTW, I had also added a question about "type" in the main page, but they all seem unanswered... Xavi 10:31, 19 September 2007 (EDT)
- On closer examination, it seems likely that they meant "type" as "typing with a keyboard". The application name looks Portuguese, so I assume that that is the most reliable source text. When I translate the "digite" text from Portuguese to English using Google Translate, it returns the text "it types", which implies keyboarding over other interpretations. —Joe 11:01, 19 September 2007 (EDT)