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Odoo Development Cookbook by Daniel Reis, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn

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Import translation files

The usual practice to load translations is by placing the PO files inside the module's i18n subdirectory. Whenever the addon module is installed or upgraded, the translation files are loaded and the new translated strings are added.

But there may be cases where we want to directly import a translation file. In this recipe, we will see how to load a translation file, either from the web client or from the command line.

Getting ready

We need to have the Developer Mode activated. If it's not, activate it in the Odoo About dialog. We are also expected to have a translation file to be imported; myfile.po, for example.

How to do it...

To import the translation terms, follow these steps:

  1. In the web client user interface, from the ...

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