iOS 8 introduces 2 new
Info.plist keys to explain the user why you (even in background) need access to his location. From iOS 4 through 7, this was done in run-time using the
Now this has moved to the static
Info.plist – which in Titanium you’d normally set in the
tiapp.xml‘s ios > plist section – you might wonder how to set a specific text for each language your multilingual app supports. I’ll show you how.
Translating the properties
If you take a look at the Internationalizing your app’s name section of the Internationalization guide, you’ll learn about files called
app.xml, similar to the more familiar
strings.xml ones. The only difference is that for iOS the second compiles to
Localizable.strings and the other to
InfoPlist.strings. And that’s exactly how you localise Info.plist values on iOS.
So to localise my app’s name and
NSLocationAlwaysUsageDescription for Dutch, I’d create the following file:
<resources> <string name="appname">Mijn app</string> <string name="NSLocationAlwaysUsageDescription">Klik gewoon OK!</string> </resources>