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translationdir

Add a gettext translation directory to the current configuration for use in localization of text.

Attributes

dir
The path to the translation directory. This path may either be 1) absolute (e.g. /foo/bar/baz) 2) Python-package-relative (e.g. packagename:foo/bar/baz) or 3) relative to the package directory in which the ZCML file which contains the directive (e.g. foo/bar/baz).

Example 1

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<!-- relative to configure.zcml file -->

<translationdir
  dir="locale"
  />

Example 2

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<!-- relative to another package -->

<translationdir
  dir="another.package:locale"
  />

Example 3

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<!-- an absolute directory name -->

<translationdir
  dir="/usr/share/locale"
  />

Alternatives

Use pyramid.config.Configurator.add_translation_dirs() method instance during initial application setup.

See Also

See also Activating Translation.

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