Creating a translation assignment

Background

You can create a translation assignment based on a certain source text. A translation assignment is available for a certain period for one or more translators. 

You can create a translation assignment from within 

  • the Source texts module, or
  • the Translation Assignments module.

Creating a translation assignment from within the source texts module

Proceed as follows to create a translation assignment:

  1. Click on the source text you want to use for the assignment.
    Result: You see a preview of the source text.
  2. Click the Create translation assignment button in the top right corner of the screen. 
    Result: The Create translation assignment wizard appears. 
  3. In the Properties tabfill in the necessary values.
  4. Click Next
  5. In the Instruction tab, type the instruction your translators will see when they open the assignment. 
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the Translators tab, select the translators for this assignment and click > in the middle of the screen to add them to the Selected translators.

    Tip: you can use the search field to filter the list of available translators.

  8. In the Revision tab, select one or more revisors for the assignment, and select the options you want to apply to the assignment.
  9. Click Finish at the bottom of the page.

Result: The assignment is available for translation from the selected start time until the selected end time for all selected translators.  

Creating a translation assignment from within the translation assignments module

Proceed as follows to create a translation assignment:

  1. Click on Translation assignments in the left navigation bar.
    Result: You see a list of already available translation assignments. 
  2. Click the + Add button in the top right corner of the screen. 
    Result: The Create translation assignment wizard appears. 
  3. In the dropdown list Source text, select the source text you want to use for the assignment. 
  4. In the Properties tabfill in the necessary values.
  5. Click Next
  6. In the Instruction tab, type the instruction your translators will see when they open the assignment. 
  7. Click Next.
  8. In the Translators tab, select the translators for this assignment and click > in the middle of the screen to add them to the Selected translators.

    Tip: you can use the search field to filter the list of available translators.

  9. In the Revision tab, select one or more revisors for the assignment, and select the options you want to apply to the assignment.
  10. Click Finish at the bottom of the page.

Result: The assignment is available for translation from the selected start time until the selected end time for all selected translators.  

 

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