Internationalization and working with foreign language Unicode characters is often not as straightforward as you would wish. Sometimes, you have to find workarounds. Learn what those are.
- [Instructor] Previously, we localized our GUI.…This is the fourth video,…Preparing the GUI for Internationalization.…In this video, we will explore ways…to represent non-English Unicode characters.…First, it will be through direct representation.…Second, we will do it by adjusting the settings…of our development environment.…It's not always easy as it could be expected…when translating English into foreign languages.…
We still have one problem to solve,…and that is how to properly display…non-English Unicode characters from foreign languages.…One might expect that displaying the German…A, O, and U Unicode umlaut characters…would be handled by Python 3 automatically,…but this is not the case.…We will continue to use the Python GUI we developed…in recent chapters.…First, we will change the default language to German…in the GUI.py initialization code.…
We do this by typing this line,…and commenting out this one.…When we change the word Ueber to the correct German Uber,…using the umlaut character, and then run the GUI,…
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- Creating buttons and widgets
- Adding labels and features
- Expanding a GUI dynamically
- Aligning frames and embedding frames
- Creating menu bars, message boxes, and tooltips
- Using module-level global variables
- Coding in classes
- Using Matplotlib to create charts
- Working with multiple threads, queues, and TCP/IP
- Using URLOpen to read data from websites
- Localizing a GUI and preparing for internationalization
- Testing a GUI using unit tests and Eclipse PyDev IDE
- Using the wxPython library
- Using Tkinter, PyOpenGL, and Pyglet
Skill Level Intermediate
Python GUI Development with Tkinterwith Barron Stone4h 55m Intermediate
1. Creating the GUI Form and Adding Widgets
2. Layout Management
3. Look and Feel Customization
4. Data and Classes
Using the StringVar() type8m 14s
5. Matplotlib Charts
6. Threads and Networking
7. Storing Data in Our MySQL Database via Our GUI
8. Internationalization and Testing
9. Extending Our GUI with the wxPython Library
10. Creating Amazing 3D GUIs with PyOpenGL and Pyglet
11. Best Practices
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