Qt Quick I18N#
Generating translation files (TS and QM) for a Qt Quick application.
When you run the example application, the QML runtime automatically loads a translation from the
i18n subdirectory of the directory that contains the main .qml file, based on the system language.
Marking Text as Translatable#
qml-i18n.qml file, use the
qsTr command to mark UI text as translatable:
main.cpp file, use
QQmlApplicationEngine to automatically load translation files from a subdirectory called
i18n in the directory that contains the main QML file:
The translation file names in the
i18n subdirectory must have the prefix
qml_. For example,
Creating Translation Files#
LinguistTools module as a value of the
find_package command in the
Define the translation files to generate in the qt_add_translations command:
Build the application to generate TS and QM files.
On Android, make sure to include the QM files as resources.
To create translations for new languages, copy i18n/base.ts to i18n/qml_<lang>.ts. You can use Qt Linguist to translate the strings.