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C++ GUI Programming with Qt 3 by Mark Summerfield, Jasmin Blanchette

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Chapter 15. Internationalization

In this chapter, we will cover how to write Qt applications in languages other than English and how to translate an existing Qt application to other languages.

The first section discusses Unicode, Qt’s native character encoding. The information contained in this section is useful to all Qt developers, since even an application with an English user interface could one day be run on a Greek or Japanese user’s machine.

The second section shows how to make applications translation-ready. This process is so easy that it’s worth doing even if you don’t have plans to offer translated versions of your software. It then ...

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