- SHORT PLUGIN NAME
- VALID FORMATS
- KNOWN FILE TYPES
- SEE ALSO
Locale::Maketext::Extract::Plugin::TT2 - Template Toolkit format parser
$plugin = Locale::Maketext::Extract::Plugin::TT2->new( $lexicon # A Locale::Maketext::Extract object @file_types # Optionally specify a list of recognised file types ) $plugin->extract($filename,$filecontents);
Extracts strings to localise from Template Toolkit templates.
Valid formats are:
l and loc are interchangable.
| and FILTER are interchangable.
BEWARE Using the
locform can give false positives if you use the Perl parser plugin on TT files. If you want to use the
locform, then you should specify the file types that you want to the Perl plugin to parse, or enable the default file types, eg:
xgetext.pl -P perl .... # default file types xgettext.pl -P perl=pl,pm ... # specified file types
The string-to-be-localised must be a string, not a variable. We try not to extract calls to your localise function which contain variables eg:
l('string',arg) # extracted l(var,arg) # not extracted
This doesn't work for block filters, so don't do that. Eg:
[% FILTER l %] string [% var %] # BAD! [% END %]
Getting the right line number is difficult in TT. Often it'll be a range of lines, or it may be thrown out by the use of PRE_CHOMP or POST_CHOMP. It will always be within a few lines of the correct location.
If you have PRE/POST_CHOMP enabled by default in your templates, then you should extract the strings using the same values. In order to set them, you can use the following wrapper script:
#!/usr/bin/perl use Locale::Maketext::Extract::Run qw(xgettext); use Locale::Maketext::Extract::Plugin::TT2(); %Locale::Maketext::Extract::Plugin::TT2::PARSER_OPTIONS = ( PRE_CHOMP => 1, # or 2 POST_CHOMP => 1, # or 2 # Also START/END_TAG, ANYCASE, INTERPOLATE, V1DOLLAR, EVAL_PERL ); xgettext(@ARGV);
Thanks to Andy Wardley for writing the Template::Directive subclass which made this possible.
for extracting translatable strings from common template systems and perl source files.
Clinton Gormley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Andy Wardley http://wardley.org
Copyright 2002-2008 by Audrey Tang <email@example.com>.
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