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Obviously users need to add an email address to register an account.

I'm using the Bartik theme. In Firefox and Chrome, if I don't enter a value for the email address and press submit, the form is not sent; instead, I get a JS popup, "Please fill out this field."

untranslatable please fill out this field

When I search the translation UI, I can't find this string ("Please fill out this field.")

I also can't find the string when I grep for it over the entire D8 git repository.

How do I translate this string?

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This message is coming from the browser and not from Drupal, so, there's not much we can do about this, except for not using HTML5 required attributes.

I have my system in French and the message comes in French, and I don't have the French language installed in my site.

Read more about this in the Drupal core issue about "HTML5 validation is not fully accessible".

EDIT: It seems that we have a working patch that solve the problem.

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You can set it in Javascript with

$('input[type="text"]').setCustomValidity("This is a custom message"); 

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