Supported File Types (Strings)

.STRINGSDICT - iOS Localizable Stringsdict (Strings)

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File Extensions

.stringsdict

API Extension

stringsdict

Import

Yes

Export

Yes

Plural forms support

Yes

Description support

No

Format options

convert_placeholder, include_pluralized_keys

iStrings Resource files are standard localization files used for iOS and OS X applications. A Strings Resource file consists of key-value pairs connected by an = sign. It looks similar to a Java Properties file, except that both keys and values are wrapped in double-quotes and that each key-value pair ends with a semicolon.

If generating Strings Resource files using a 3rd party tool (e.g., genstrings), files with duplicate key strings may occur. Duplicate keys should not be problematic, but removing the duplicates before initiating the translation process is recommended.

Apple Developers Localization Documentation

Format Options

Identifier

convert_placeholder

Type

boolean

Upload

Yes

Download

No

Default

false

Description

Placeholder will be converted to match format specific requirements. Example: $s' => '$@

Identifier

include_pluralized_keys

Type

boolean

Upload

No

Download

Yes

Default

true

Description

Also include pluralized keys in the locale file.

Code Sample

"boolean_key" = "--- true\n";

"empty_string_translation" = "";

/* This is the amazing description for this key! */
"key_with_description" = "Check it out! This key has a description! (At least in some formats)";

"key_with_line-break" = "This translations contains\na line-break.";

"nested.deeply.key" = "Wow, this key is nested even deeper.";

"nested.key" = "This key is nested inside a namespace.";

"null_translation" = "";

"pluralized_key.one" = "Only one pluralization found.";

"pluralized_key.other" = "Wow, you have %s pluralizations!";

"pluralized_key.zero" = "You have no pluralization.";

"sample_collection" = "---\n- first item\n- second item\n- third item\n";

"simple_key" = "Just a simple key with a simple message.";

"unverified_key" = "This translation is not yet verified and waits for it. (In some formats we also export this status)";

Plurals for iOS Localizable Strings

For plural values, add the following postfix operators:

"messages.zero" = "No messages received";
"messages.one" = "One message received";
"messages.other" = "%s messages received";
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