/Angular 7

ng xi18n

Extracts i18n messages from source code.

ng xi18n <project> [options]


Argument Description

The name of the project to build. Can be an app or a library.


Option Description

Target to extract from.


A named build target, as specified in the "configurations" section of angular.json. Each named target is accompanied by a configuration of option defaults for that target.

Aliases: -c

--help= true|false|json|JSON

Shows a help message for this command in the console.

Default: false

--i18nFormat= xmb|xlf|xlif|xliff|xlf2|xliff2

Output format for the generated file.

Default: xlf


Specifies the source language of the application.


Name of the file to output.


Path where output will be placed.


When true, sets the build configuration to the production target. All builds make use of bundling and limited tree-shaking. A production build also runs limited dead code elimination.


Log progress to the console.

Default: true

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