To use Odoo in your language

1) Create your account on Transifex

To help us translate Odoo, you need to create your account on Transifex:

  • Pick a username
  • Enter your email address
  • Choose your password
  • Click on "Create your account"
or sign up with a third-party.
Once registered, join translation teams:
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2) Pick a project and read the glossary

Once you join a team, you can access its projects. Pick one and click on it to access the project page. 

Transifex provides a glossary for each language and projects to have a consistent interface. Make sure to read the one of your language by clicking on "View glossary".

Choose your language and on the next page, click a file to translate. In the pop-up, click on "Translate".

3) Start translating

On the translation screen, make sure to filter the list with "Untranslated" terms only (left pane). You are now all set to translate the term (top right pane) in your language (bottom right pane).

On the bottom right, you can access:

  • Suggestions: translations suggested by other translators
  • History
  • Glossary
  • Comments: if you need to leave a comment for the reviewer
  • Details: where the term is in the source code
Do not hesitate to use Runbot to see the term in the interface in order to provide a consistent user experience.
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Odoo image and text block

4) Discuss with other translators

If you need help and want to reach out other translators for advice, Transifex provides a discussion forum for each language:

Hope you found relevant information to get you started. Happy translation!