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Chapter 16. Localization > For the More Curious: ibtool

For the More Curious: ibtool

Clearly, as you develop and localize many applications, you will develop a set of common translations. It would be handy to have an automated way to get the translated strings into a nib file. This is one of several uses for ibtool.

The ibtool command, which is run from the terminal, can list the classes or objects in a nib file and can also dump the localizable strings into a plist. Here is how you would dump the localizable strings from the English.lproj/MyDocument.nib file into a file named Doc.strings:


  

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