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Modify phrase dynamically?

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Kevin, May 6, 2013.

  1. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

    Has anybody modified a phrase yet dynamically at run-time? What I'd like to do is to globally modify a phrase dynamically from an add-on when it is active.

    (I suspect the method is simple but it is late and I'm not thinking about it clearly enough at the moment.)
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Quickly looking in XenForo_Phrase doesn't show anything that seems to allow run-time modifications besides adding to the params (done in code regardless) that'll allow variables in the phrases.
  3. xf_phantom

    xf_phantom Well-Known Member

    XenForo_Phrase::setPhrase('my_phrase_name''The new phrase value');
    BUT this will work probably ONLY in the php scripts, because the phrases in the templates are already compiled into the template.

    You'll probably need to use the post_render event and replace the old phrase value with the new one
    Jeremy likes this.

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