BBTranslations::getKeys


Description

In BBj 9.0 and higher, this method returns the translations keys.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

Collection

getKeys()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Returns the Java Collection that contains all the translation keys.

Remarks

None.

Example

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Demo for BBTranslator, BBTranslationBundle, and BBTranslations
rem Demo on how to use BBTranslator, BBTranslationBundle, and BBTranslations

rem Use statements

use ::bbtranslator.bbj::BBTranslator
use ::bbtranslator.bbj::BBTranslationBundle
use ::bbtranslator.bbj::BBTranslations
use java.lang.System
use java.util.Locale
use java.util.HashMap
use java.util.Collection
use java.util.Iterator

rem Declares

declare BBjAPI              api!
declare BBjString           bundleDir$
declare BBjString           bundleName$
declare BBTranslationBundle bundle!
declare BBTranslator        germanTranslator!
declare Collection          translationsKeys!
declare Iterator            translationsIter!
declare BBjString           translationsKey$
declare BBjString           translation$
declare BBTranslations      enTranslations!
declare HashMap             newTranslations!

rem Get a reference to the BBjAPI
api! = BBjAPI()

rem Set the bundle name
bundleName$ = "sample"

rem Use the translations directory for the bundle directory
bundleDir$ = System.getProperty("basis.BBjHome") + "/utils/translations/"

rem Create the bundle
bundle! = BBTranslationBundle.getBundle(bundleName$,bundleDir$)

rem There are mutliple ways to add a translation
rem Add a translation one at a time to a particlular locale in the translation bundle.

enTranslations! = bundle!.getTranslations(new Locale("en"))

print "Adding Key1/Value1 individually..."
enTranslations!.addTranslation("Key1","Value1")

print "Adding Key2/Value2 individually..."
enTranslations!.addTranslation("Key2","Value2")

rem Add new translations via a hashmap to a particlular locale in the translation bundle

print "Adding Key3/Value3 and Key4/Key5 at once per HashMap..."
newTranslations! = new HashMap()

newTranslations!.put("Key3","Value3")
newTranslations!.put("Key4","Value4")

enTranslations!.addTranslations(newTranslations!)

rem Add a translation to multiple locales in the translation bundle
print "Adding the key Hello with values for multiple locales..."

declare HashMap newTranslation!
newTranslation! = new HashMap()
newTranslation!.put(new Locale("en"),"hello")
newTranslation!.put(new Locale("es"),"hola")
newTranslation!.put(new Locale("it"),"cioa")
newTranslation!.put(new Locale("fr"),"bonjour")
newTranslation!.put(new Locale("nl"),"hallo")
newTranslation!.put(new Locale("de"),"guten tag")
newTranslation!.put(new Locale("sv"),"god dag")

bundle!.addTranslation("hello",newTranslation!)

rem Save the bundle
bundle!.save()
print "Translation bundle saved to: ",bundle!.getDirectory()

rem Get a translation from the bundle
rem A translator can be used for convience to get translations or a single translation from
rem a translation bundle on a per locale basis

germanTranslator! = BBTranslator.getInstance(bundleName$,"de",null(),bundleDir$)

rem To get a single translation
translationKey$ = "hello"
translation$ = germanTranslator!.getTranslation(translationKey$)
print "The German translation for key [",translationKey$,"] is [",translation$,"]"

rem To get all translation for a locale
translationsKeys! = enTranslations!.getKeys()
translationsIter! = translationsKeys!.iterator()

while translationsIter!.hasNext()
    translationKey$ = str(translationsIter!.next())
    translation$ = entranslations!.getTranslation(translationKey$)
    print "The English translation for key [",translationKey$,"] is [",translation$,"]"
wend

See Also

BBj Object Syntax