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Internationalization and Localization Support

This feature is supported in the Professional edition only.

In this section:


i18n support with PyCharm falls into the following major aspects:

  • Internationalization, which involves extracting strings out of your source code and presenting them as properties that are further referenced in the source code.
  • Localization, which means translating these properties into the target languages.

i18n-related features

PyCharm provides helpful features that simplify working on software internationalization and localization issues. These features are:

  • Possibility to run i18n-related tasks of the utility.
  • Syntax highlighting in *.po files.
  • Intention action to surround blocks of text in Django templates.
  • Navigation between blocks of text and locales.


i18n support is available for the Django applications.

  • gettext utilities are downloaded and installed on your machine.
  • locale directory is created in the project root.
  • Django is the project template language.

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Last modified: 26 July 2017