Mpr5ToM7p

A tool for converting Multilizer 5 MPR files to M7P files.

The tool converts Delphi/C++Builder localization projects that use Multilizer components. If the user used binary localization (i.e., scanned the executable) then Mpr2M7p tool is the right choice.

Currently the application is able to migrate these features from a Multilizer 5 project:

  • Row statuses
  • Read-only (AKA "Do not translate") state of row
  • Comments
  • Max Characters value
  • Excludes by native
  • Excludes by context

As the options for configuring a target differs a lot between Multilizer 5 and latest Multilizer, the options are converted only to a certain extent. Therefore you should review the options after conversion and re-scan the project.

Note! The converted project requires that VCL Project Scanner is installed.

The tool is designed for converting Multilizer 5 Delphi and C++Builder localization projects that use Multilizer components

Background

Multilizer 5 uses MPR file format for storing the localization project information. This project format was changed to m7p. As MPR differs a lot from newer formats a tool is needed to upgrade the project format.

The tool can be used for the following purposes:

  1. Simplify the migration from Multilizer 5 to new Multilizer
  2. Convert MPR to M7P, in order to do context-specific import of translations to your existing Multilizer projects.

Usage

Using Mpr5ToM7p

It's very easy to convert an existing MPR file to M7P. Simply click Convert... button and specify the location of an existing MPR file. The tool outputs a M7P file with the same filename and .m7p file extension.

Opening the converted project in Multilizer

The converted project can be opened as such in Multilizer.

Note! To scan, build, and edit target options in the converted project VCL Project Scanner plug-in must be installed.

Once open in Multilizer do the following steps:

  • Review the target options
  • Scan the project

Log

The log tells what targets there are in the existing MPR file. Check the log for any issues in converting a specific target to M7P format.