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===FLAC exporter===
===FLAC exporter===
_("Exporting the selected audio as FLAC") :
:_("Exporting the selected audio as FLAC") :
_("Exporting the entire project as FLAC"));
:_("Exporting the entire project as FLAC"));
===MP2 Exporter===
===MP2 Exporter===

Revision as of 11:24, 18 November 2017

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The Problem


Proposed Feature


Developer/QA Backing


Use Cases



It's a bit peculiar how this is done, in that the message comes from the exporter, so each exporter has it's own messages. For each exporter there is a choice of two messages, depending on whether the "selectionOnly" flag is set or not.

Command line exporter

_("Exporting the selected audio using command-line encoder") :
_("Exporting the entire project using command-line encoder"));

FFmpeg exporter

wxString::Format(_("Exporting selected audio as %s"),
ExportFFmpegOptions::fmts[mSubFormat].Description()) :
wxString::Format(_("Exporting entire file as %s"),

FLAC exporter

_("Exporting the selected audio as FLAC") :
_("Exporting the entire project as FLAC"));

MP2 Exporter

wxString::Format(_("Exporting selected audio at %ld kbps"), bitrate) : wxString::Format(_("Exporting entire file at %ld kbps"), bitrate));

MP3 Exporter

if (rmode == MODE_SET) { title.Printf(selectionOnly ? _("Exporting selected audio with %s preset") : _("Exporting entire file with %s preset"), FindName(setRates, WXSIZEOF(setRates), brate).c_str()); } else if (rmode == MODE_VBR) { title.Printf(selectionOnly ? _("Exporting selected audio with VBR quality %s") : _("Exporting entire file with VBR quality %s"), FindName(varRates, WXSIZEOF(varRates), brate).c_str()); } else { title.Printf(selectionOnly ? _("Exporting selected audio at %d Kbps") : _("Exporting entire file at %d Kbps"), brate); }

OGG exporter

_("Exporting the selected audio as Ogg Vorbis") : _("Exporting the entire project as Ogg Vorbis"));

PCM exporter (WAV)

wxString::Format(_("Exporting the selected audio as %s"), formatStr.c_str()) : wxString::Format(_("Exporting the entire project as %s"), formatStr.c_str()));

It would probably be better if all of these messages were handled in one place rather than multiple (near but inconsistent) duplications.

GUI Examples

Not required

Previous Feature Requests relating to this proposal