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Overlapping heading messages in russian translation

First of all I wanna thank you very much for this great software! Really beautiful work!
I have a problem with overlapping messages (javascript?) in the russian translation, you can see it on the picture:
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I have shortened "Упорядочить по" to "сортировать", but it doesn't help, you can see that it overlaps with "закладки" and "RSS-канал" with "by votes". Another overlapping is in user profile, "подписки по email | модерация" covering "обновить профиль | управление методами". Can I fix it myself? If so, when to look into? :) And how can I translate "by date" and others sorts, I didn't find it in django.po.
The second question is - if I cloned code from github to update askbot version, should I run startforum again and will it rewrite my configuration files?

P.S. Have you some wiki page? I'm running askbot on nginx-uwsgi-virtualhost-virtualenv-multiple sites and it took a some time to found right configuration, so I'd like to share it.
Thank you very much for askbot!

DominiCattus's avatar
asked 2011-05-16 01:24:28 -0500
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Thanks, you are welcome to edit the wiki, it requires separate registration though. And thank you for your interest of course - very much appreciated.
Evgeny's avatar Evgeny (2011-05-16 01:51:51 -0500) edit
There is no need to re-run "startforum" on upgrades, but occasionally there are migrations and new dependencies. Right now there is no graceful alerting about that, the site will just fail to start up, however directory "askbot/setup_templates" contains up to date sample of "" and "". Normally you would just try runserver and see if the site works.
Evgeny's avatar Evgeny (2011-05-16 01:55:54 -0500) edit
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Thanks, yes this problem exists with a few languages. The words just do not fit into the width of the screen with the default style sheet.

Part of the solution can be to adjust the css file:


Maybe it is possible to find shorter words too.

I have just rebuilt the Russian django.po file (and pushed to github), but it does need some cleanup. Here is some help on language translations.

There are some translations in the file askbot/skins/default/media/js/i18n.js, should be transitioned to djangojs.po - on todo list.

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answered 2011-05-16 01:49:30 -0500
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