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    who knows how to change the menu language in the firmware ? noone ?

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    Adrenalin is very experienced in localizing such devices. But it's not interesting for him anymore I guess.
    I could also do it, but 1)I really really hate translating 2)I'm not experienced 3)I'm too busy.
    I just posted this message to let you know that it's possible. You only have to find the right man or just find the firmware on the internet.

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    we just need some guidance ... which programs to use and what we do with each one ...
    we don't want you or anyone else to make anything ...

    i found RGN_Tool_V078 to extract the bin files from rgn file
    i found Updater to update the device
    which of the bin files should i translate and with what program ? i opened them with a hexeditor but couldn't find the strings ...

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    If you couldn't find the strings, then you are unlikely to do the rest, as finding the strings is definitely the easiest part. Translation is a *creative* process. There are no easy recipes.
    In the following firmware (fw_all.bin, in particular) every string section (there are only 3 of them) starts with bytes 4A 41 4E 00 46 45 42 00.
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    Obviously you will have to replace some supported language with your language, as adding a new language is too complicated.
    But in most cases replacing the strings is not enough.
    In addition, you have to do the following (at least!):
    1) Replace fonts if your language's symbols are displayed incorrectly. For example, american english ---> russian, you'd have to add russian symbols. A counterexample, british english ---> american english, no need to replace fonts.
    2) Replace the table of symbol weights which is used when sorting strings. (In case the replacement and the replacee languages are different).
    3) Edit the character capitalization and decapitalization table/function.
    4) Edit the keyboard layout.
    5) ...

    This is the things I could remember.
    As you want to add a european language I'd suggest you translating the strings (replacing the englsing language for example) and then checking if everything is ok, and only then fixing bugs.
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    unfortunately I don't have so much free time.
    I hoped there would be some tools to do the individual jobs automatically.

    anyway thank you for your help and the time you spend to explain the process ...

 

 
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