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Documentation on how to translate software with POEditor

Here are the steps to translate .csv files.

1. Create a translation project

Login to your POEditor account, create a new translation project and add a language.

2. Import .csv file

Use the Options Menu in the project page to import your .csv file, with translations in the language you created.

Import terms and translations (Import terms page) - POEditor Localization Tool

If you .csv file contains string IDs, the translations you import will be automatically set as Default Reference Language. You can change the DRL in Project Settings.

3. Add contributors to translate the .csv file

Add the desired languages for translation, invite your contributors to join and start localizing your .csv files.

Whenever you like, you can export each language using the the Export function in Options Menu from the language page.

Export localized file (Language page) - POEditor Localization Tool