DGS Multilingual

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Description

  • 1. DGS has a built-in multilingual (multi-language) system.
  • 2. multilingual allows dynamic language changing and prevents non-essential GUI recreating or text reset by code.
  • 3. DGS multilingual system will specify the structure of Translation Table (Dictionary).

Usage 1 (Basic usage)

  • 0. Don't forget to import DGS Head or use "export.dgs:".
  • 1. A Translation Table (Dictionary) should be specified:
Dict = {
	TestText1="Welcome To DGS",
}
  • 2. And, send the dictionary into DGS:
dgsSetTranslationTable("testDict",Dict) --Name,Dictionary.
  • 3. Now, DGS knows that dictionary, we need to tell DGS we want to use it:
dgsSetAttachTranslation("testDict") --This is global setting to one resource
  • 3. Create a label:
label = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.54, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText"}, true )

Usage 2 (Basic usage)

  • 0. Don't forget to import DGS Head or use "export.dgs:".
  • 1. A Translation Table (Dictionary) should be specified:
Dict = {
	TestText1="Welcome To DGS",
}
  • 2. And, send the dictionary into DGS:
dgsSetTranslationTable("testDict",Dict) --Name,Dictionary.
  • 3. Now, DGS knows that dictionary, we can create a label and attach its text to the dictionary:
label = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.54, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText"}, true )
dgsAttachToTranslation(label,"testDict") --Only attach one element to the dictionary.

Or you can also do:

label = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.54, 0.16, 0.14, "", true )
dgsAttachToTranslation(label,"testDict") --Only attach one element to the dictionary.
dgsSetText(label,{"TestText"})

Usage 3 (With parameters)

  • 0. Don't forget to import DGS Head or use "export.dgs:".
  • 1. A Translation Table (Dictionary) should be specified. And here we have an extra %rep% that takes the place of parameter:
Dict = {
	TestText1="Welcome To %rep%",
	TestText2="Welcome To %rep% %rep%",
}
  • 2. And, send the dictionary into DGS:
dgsSetTranslationTable("testDict",Dict) --Name,Dictionary.
  • 3. Now, DGS knows that dictionary, tell DGS we want to use it:
dgsSetAttachTranslation("testDict")
  • 4. Create a label, pass "DGS" as the argument
label1 = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.54, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText1","DGS"}, true )
label2 = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.64, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText2","DGS",":D"}, true )  -- 2 parameters.
label3 = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.74, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText2","DGS"}, true )  -- the rest unused '''%rep%''' will be deleted.

Usage 4 (High Level Translation)

  • 0. Don't forget to import DGS Head or use "export.dgs:".
  • 1. A Translation Table (Dictionary) should be specified. And DGS parameter support 2nd level translation:
Dict = {
	TestText="Welcome To %rep%. Have a good time %rep%",
	Smile=":)",
}
  • 2. And, send the dictionary into DGS:
dgsSetTranslationTable("testDict",Dict) --Name,Dictionary.
  • 3. Now, DGS knows that dictionary, tell DGS we want to use it:
dgsSetAttachTranslation("testDict")
  • 4. Create a label, and use 2nd level translation:
label = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.54, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText","DGS", {"Smile"}}, true )

or more

label = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.54, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText","DGS", {"TestText",{"TestText","Smile","Smile"},"Smile"}}, true )

Usage 5 (Language Change)

  • 0. Don't forget to import DGS Head or use "export.dgs:".
  • 1. A Translation Table (Dictionary) should be specified:
Dict1 = {
	TestText="Welcome To DGS",
}
Dict2 = {
	TestText="SGD oT emocleW",
}
  • 2. And, send the dictionary into DGS:
dgsSetTranslationTable("testDict",Dict1) --Name,Dictionary.
  • 3. Now, DGS knows that dictionary, tell DGS we want to use it:
dgsSetAttachTranslation("testDict")
  • 4. Create a label:
label = dgsCreateLabel (0.51, 0.54, 0.16, 0.14, {"TestText"}, true )
  • 4. Replace the dictionary (language changed), and you will see the text changed automatically:
dgsSetTranslationTable("testDict",Dict2)