Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
|Resources||Official SVG Standards|
SVG is an XML-based markup language for describing two-dimensional graphics applications and images, and a set of related graphics script interfaces.
File directives for inline and API Service configuration parameters are listed below.
<text> element is parsed as a string.
Preparing Content for Translation
Smartling recognizes text in SVG files that use the <text> element to signify text to be translated. Only content in the
<text> element will be ingested for translation.
Before uploading the SVG into Smartling, it's best to open the file in a Text Editor application to view exactly what content is within the
- HTML Parsing
- Excluding content within the
|<!-- smartling.[directive_name] = [value] -->|
Exact delivery depends on file type.
true (or yes)
false (or no)
|Description||Can control whether or not characters will be "escaped" into entities when delivering translations. This can be set universally for the whole file via API, or by setting the directive at the top/start of the file. The directive can also be placed inline to control the behavior of specific strings.|
To use inline:
XML Characters (always escaped)
|Character (name)||Escape sequence|
' (apostrophe or single quote)
For example, your translation might look like this:
Smartling HTML escaping < > & " ' example string4
By default, using the "auto" setting, we would assume this is HTML from the < > tag, and it would be converted to:
Smartling HTML escaping < > & " &apos example string4
smartling.entity_escaping = false would allow Smartling HTML escaping < > & " ' example string4 to appear as it should.
|Values||A comma-separated list of paths to be captured as strings for translation.|
When included in this list, all plain text within the specified tag will be considered a translatable string. Optionally, you can append a “.” and a relevant attribute name to the path to translate tag attributes with the file. You can end the path with a trailing slash, “/” and it will treat all child nodes as translatable (content must still be text within a tag).
This directive is optional, as any content in the
<!-- smartling.translate_paths = data/localize/string, data/*/root/,data/localize.title, -->
Smartling will translate content in the data/localize/string & data/any/root nodes. The title attribute of the data/localize node will also be translated.
|Values||1) Custom Perl compatible regular expression.
2) NONE - disables any current custom placeholders
|Description||Specifies a custom placeholder format. Any text in your file matching the regular expression you provide will be captured as a placeholder.|
<!-- smartling.placeholder_format_custom = \[.+?\] -->
Any characters surrounded by square brackets will be treated as a placeholder.
|Values||NONE; C; IOS; PYTHON; JAVA; YAML; QT, RESX|
|Description||Used to specify a standard placeholder format.|
<!-- smartling.placeholder_format = IOS -->
Specifies iOS-style placeholders for the file.
See Placeholders in Resource Files for more on placeholders.
on|yes|true or off|no|false or leading|trailing
The default value is on
A whitespace is any character or series of characters that represent horizontal or vertical space in typography. When rendered, a whitespace character is not a visible mark, but does occupy an area or space on a page.
Although whitespaces are necessary within a string (typically to separate words), unnecessary whitespaces can be found at the start of a string (leading) and at the end of a string (trailing).
With this directive, you can trim whitespaces, as it enables or disables whitespace trim management for the ingested strings.
Whitespace is optionally trimmed from content then re-inserted on download for convenience so that translators do not have to manage the extra spaces. However, content owners may want to retain surrounding whitespace so that translators can manipulate it during translation.
By default, the leading and trailing whitespaces are trimmed.
You can choose to disable trimming or specify trimming for leading or trailing whitespaces.
The directive can be used inline or as the API request parameter.
Smartling will trim leading and trailing whitespaces (default)
Smartling will not trim leading or trailing whitespaces
Smartling will trim only leading whitespaces
Smartling will trim only trailing whitespaces