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How to add unicode characters in pootle translation? [answered]

asked 2017-07-26 01:30:23 +0200


I want to add a soft hyphen ("\u00AD") to the german translation of "Connect to Internet" (settings_quickaction-la-connect_to_internet) in lipstick-jolla-home-qt5.

Unfortunately, when I insert this unicode character into the text, after saving the change, the backslash is escaped, which results to \u00AD.

Is there any way to use a soft hyphen in translations?


The translation of "Connect to Internet" is "Internetverbindung herstellen", which breaks in events view without a hyphen, which looks really poor. I don't want to just add a fixed hyphen (and line-break) into the translation, because on other screen resolutions/font size/UI layout, the text may not be wrapped...

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The question has been closed for the following reason "the question is answered, an answer was accepted" by ejjoman
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thanks, seems to work - let's see if it works in the next update :D when you convert your comment into an answer, I can mark this as the correct answer :)

ejjoman ( 2017-07-26 01:58:38 +0200 )edit

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answered 2017-07-26 01:47:33 +0200

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can't you just paste it as char, not as code?

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