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XML Dictionary: Retrieve text translations from XML files

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This package can retrieve text translations from XML files.

It can parse a given XML file and extract translations of text for one or more languages.

The class can return the translations of individual text strings for a specific supported language or for the default language.

It can also replace some marks in the text with some formatting HTML tags like bold, italic, underscore and line break.

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Extract XML tag values
Parse a XML document and extract the values


//file XML
$fileNameXML = (__DIR__).'/lang/translation.xml';
//Variable for Output HTML
$separatorPhp = "<hr>".PHP_EOL;
//Call Language XML Class
    # @param : $fileNameXML = XML file location
    # @param (optional) : $speakerLanguage = language format (used in XML : "it","en","de" ...)
$language = new Dictonary\Translation($fileNameXML,'en');

//Output Translation:
    # function word()
    # @param : $wordToTranslate = XML word to translate in specific section
    # @param (optional) : $pageName = section/page name where get translation in XML
    # @param (optional) : $toLang = translate word NOT in default setted language


    EXAMPLE 1;
        get word "Example PHP Classes" in example section (file name example.php)
        a) in language "en" (setted in class definition,)
        b) in language "it"
        c) in language "de" (not exist in XML!, get default setted language: "en")
        d) in language "klingon" (is not translated, warning returned)

echo 'a) '.$language->word('Example PHP Classes').$separatorPhp;
'b) '.$language->word('Example PHP Classes',null,'it').$separatorPhp;
'c) '.$language->word('Example PHP Classes',null,'de').$separatorPhp;
'd) '.$language->word('Example PHP Classes',null,'klingon').$separatorPhp;
    EXAMPLE 2;
        get word "Hello" in "House" section
        e) in language "klingon"
echo 'e) '.$language->word('Hello','House','klingon').$separatorPhp;
    EXAMPLE 3 for printf;
        get word "Exampme Parameters" in file php section
        g) in language default
printf('g) '.$language->word('Exampme Parameters').$separatorPhp,'parameter',12);
//Output ALL Languages founded in XML file
    # function listLanguages()
    # @param (optional) : $sort = 0-1(default) Sorting array language found in xml
    # 0: found in XML
    # 1: alphabetical order
foreach ($language->listLanguages() as $value) {
$value.'; ';

  Files folder image Files  
File Role Description
Files folder imagelang (1 file)
Files folder imagelib (1 file)
Plain text file example.php Example Example file
Image file FileXML.jpg Screen XML file structure

  Files folder image Files  /  lang  
File Role Description
  Plain text file translation.xml Data XML Dictonary

  Files folder image Files  /  lib  
File Role Description
  Plain text file class.Language.php Class Class Dictonary

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