Re: Translating pictures

Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh sharif edu> writes:

> Well, after a lot of chatting with friends here, it seems that just 
> mirroring an image, or replacing it with a mirrored image in case of 
> Right-to-Left languages is not enough! We really need to *localize* the 
> images based on the language or the locale. 
> A very good example is the GTK_STOCK_SORT_ASCENDING icon, where the Latin
> letters "A" and "Z" are used as indications of the first and last letters
> of the alphabet, or the icon for GTK_STOCK_SPELL_CHECK which may confuse
> the user fooling her that it's a key for, say, switching to a Latin
> font/keyboard/... This is the same with every language that doesn't use 
> Latin.
> So I need even more thoughts and suggestions...

Well, RTL variants and localization are basically separate issues.
(Though you can have localized RTL variants, of course....)

You should be able to create a /etc/gtk-2.0/gtk/gtkrc.fa and override
icons from there.


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