Author - Robert Popovic

I launched Magebase in April, 2010 and am its editor and contributor. My main topics of interest are Magento development, customization and how to get the most out of Magento with the least amount of headache.

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Reader Comments (14)

  1. Eddie
    October 1, 2011 at 3:37 am /

    Wwhy do you use “Mage Checkout” when the module is named “Mage_Checkout” ?

    Anyways, I couldnt get it to work on 1.5.x. The translate.csv inside the theme does not override the translation inside Mage_Checkout.csv

  2. Eddie
    October 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm /

    I dont read the same as you do:

  3. Eddie
    October 2, 2011 at 3:08 am /

    solved it, thanks! I’m on current chrome/win7 with zoom 100% and “consolas” installed. Weird how the type got displayed. anyways, thanks again 🙂

  4. Jeroen
    March 28, 2012 at 10:45 pm /

    Nice one! We needed to apply your tip just now for translating a third party extension.

  5. jason
    May 4, 2012 at 11:49 am /

    very interest for this approach.
    where is the location of translate.csv file?

  6. jason
    May 5, 2012 at 7:53 am /

    Thanks for the instruction, I have that file. So I put the code:

    “Mage_Module::Original Text String”,”Customized Text String”
    So in our “Product Name” example this would be:

    “Mage_Checkout::Product Name”,”Items in Your Cart”
    Simple trick, but effective.

    into the translate.csv file?

  7. jason
    May 5, 2012 at 7:56 am /

    Or I should create a new “Mage_Moodule.csv” file?

  8. jason
    May 5, 2012 at 7:56 am /

    Or I should to create a new “Mage_Moodule.csv” file?

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    June 29, 2013 at 10:31 pm /


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