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po4a is a powerful command line tool used for localization and internationalization of documentation and software. It stands for "PO for Anything", indicating its ability to handle various types of files. It can automatically extract translatable content from various file formats, including plain text, HTML, LaTeX, XML, and many others. It uses the Gettext POT or PO file format for storing translations. The tool allows users to translate content with ease and handles merging of translated files back into the original documents. With po4a, it is possible to manage large projects with multiple translators and keep translations up-to-date. It supports context-aware translations, ensuring accurate localization of content. Additionally, po4a is highly configurable and can be customized to suit the specific localization requirements of a project.

List of commands for po4a:

  • po4a:tldr:6eacc po4a: Update PO files and documents according to the specified config file.
    $ po4a ${path-to-config_file}
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