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Scilab help >> Localization > gettext


get text translated into the current locale and domain.


Similar to gettext

Calling Sequence




a string, the message to be translated


gettext(myString) gets the translation of a string myString to the current locale in the current domain.

_(myString) is an alias of gettext(myString).


gettext("Startup execution:")
_("Startup execution:")

See Also

  • dgettext — get text translated into the current locale and a specific domain
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