How to translate Odoo

Instruction of adding or modifying translations of particular module in particular database


There are 15 steps to translate a particular Odoo module into the required language.
We have made the instruction how to provide this quickly.
This instruction can be used for any Odoo module including third-party modules, Odoo Community modules, Odoo Enterprise modules. 

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Step 1.Go to Settings.

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Step 2. Activate the developer mode.

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Step 3. Select Export Translation.

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Step 4. Setup Export. Select your language, file type – PO file and modules to which translations are required or leave the field blank to download translations for all installed modules.

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Step 5. Download the PO file. Click on the link to download the PO file.

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Step 6. Edit the downloaded file.You should edit it with a PO editor such as POEdit, or your preferred text editor. Browse your downloaded file.

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Step 7. Make changes to translation. Find the required term for translation and enter the correct translation into the translation field. After making all the nessesary changes save the file.

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Step 8. Select Import Translation.

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Step 9. Set import options and upload edited file.

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Step 10. Import file.

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Step 11. Select Languages.

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Step 12. Click Update Terms.

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Step 13. Load a Translation.

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Step 14. Go to Preferences.

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Step 15. Select your language.

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