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Problems adding new language File

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Community Member, 8 Posts

5 September 2010 at 12:54am


I have problems creating a custom language File for my module. i followed the instruction from the i18n docs, but my translation file doesn't get loaded.

my module is called event and has a Layout called In there i call for example <% _t('INFORMATION','__TEST__') %>. in my language file i wrote:

global $lang;
$lang['en_US']['']['INFORMATION'] = 'Event information';

but it does not appear when i view my page. Also i can make syntax errors or var_dumps in the lang file without getting them displayed. Can anyone help me here?

i run silverstripe 2.4.1

Thanks alot,



Community Member, 271 Posts

5 September 2010 at 11:46am

Removing [''] in the lang string should solve this.


Community Member, 8 Posts

9 September 2010 at 8:23pm

Edited: 09/09/2010 8:37pm

Thanks for the answer.

sadly it didn't worked. it seems like the language file from the module doesn't get loaded. but i don't know why...

best regards

[EDIT] here my config settings for the i18n and translatable

i18n::$common_locales['fr_CH'] = array('French (Switzerland)', 'fran&ccedil;ais (Suisse)');