[wp-hackers] WP 2.7 Screens and translations

Xavier Borderie xavier at borderie.net
Fri Nov 7 17:28:53 GMT 2008

> Very much agreed. Now that the UI is settling down, I'm afraid it is
> not built to cater for obligatory longer words - English can say a lot
> with two words, which is not alwyas the case for other languages.
> Here are examples for the FR translation I'm working on:
>  - Dashboard as always been translated as "Tableau de bord", but the
> menu size is to narrow. If we let the string as is, it breaks down the
> words:
> http://img83.imageshack.us/my.php?image=wp27tdb1sx8.png
> If we add   between each word, hoping to force the column to be
> bigger, it falls back to the next line:
> http://img381.imageshack.us/my.php?image=wp27tdb2pu0.png
> Same for "Commentaires", which cannot be reduced:
> http://img88.imageshack.us/my.php?image=wp27comm1dj8.png

While the Publish section is now straightened-up, the menu is still a
cause of problems.
Could anyone work out a solution to this?

Xavier Borderie

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