TextMaster Projects

Use TextMaster directly in your Quable PIM!

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This is an optional feature that must be activated by your Quable sales representative.

TextMaster is an internationally recognized online translation solution that you can use to translate your product information directly from your Quable PIM.

Translation Projects

When you select text content from your Quable PIM to send to TextMaster, you're creating a project. Projects allow you to easily monitor and manage your projects via the TextMaster Projects page in the Data Flow menu.

Statuses

Projects follow a succession of statuses. These are described in the following table.

Status

Description

In creation

The project is being created and you can edit or add/remove content from it.

In progress

The project is being translated and you can't edit it.

In review

The project translations are waiting for you to review/validate/rejectect it.

Completed

The project translations are completed.

Paused

Project is temporarily stopped.

Canceled

Project is permanently stopped.

Prepare Projects

You can prepare your translation projects using:

The following sections describe how to prepare your translations in both locations.

Documents

You can easily add content to a TextMaster project from a document, by enabling the Translation Mode document tool.

This transforms the page into two columns of attributes. In the left column, you can choose:

  • individual attributes to translate by selecting their checkboxes, or
  • all attributes by selecting the Select All checkbox.

Once attributes have been selected, the Add to TextMaster button becomes enabled.

The Add to Cart TextMaster form opens so you can define the settings for the project.

Enter the following information:

Information

Description

Translate data from language

Specify the source data language.

Translate the data into the language

Specify the destination data language.

TextMaster translation model to be used

Specify the predefined TextMaster translation model to use. (created in TextMaster, not Quable PIM)

Selection of Attributes for translation

Specify the attributes to translate.

The previously selected attributes are automatically displayed in the Selected column on the right.

You can select additional attributes by:

  • dragging individual attributes from the **Available** column on the left to the **Selected** column to the **Selected** column on the right, or
  • clicking the **Select All** button.
You can remove attributes by:
  • dragging individual attributes from the **Selected** column on the right to the **Available** column on the left, or
  • clicking the **Deselect All** button.

Once you have completed the form, click the Add button to create your project or the Close button to return to the document without creating the project.

Advanced Search

You can add content from an entire selection of documents to a TextMaster project from the Advanced Search page.

Run a search and once you have the results, you can choose:

  • individual attributes to translate by selecting their checkboxes, or
  • all attributes by selecting the Select All option in the Selection dropdown list.

Once documents have been selected, the Add to TextMaster button becomes enabled. Clicking the button opens a form so you can define the settings for the project.

Enter the following information:

Information

Description

Translate data from language

Specify the source data language.

Translate the data into the language

Specify the destination data language.

TextMaster translation model to be used

Specify the predefined TextMaster translation model to use.

Selection of Attributes for translation

Specify the attributes to translate.

You can select attributes by:

  • dragging individual attributes from the **Available** column on the left to the **Selected** column to the **Selected** column on the right, or
  • clicking the **Select All** button.
You can remove attributes by:
  • dragging individual attributes from the **Selected** column on the right to the **Available** column on the left, or
  • clicking the **Deselect All** button.

Once you have completed the form, click the Add button to create your project or the Close button to return to the document without creating the project.

Manage Projects

You can view and manage your projects via the TextMaster Projects page in the Data Flow menu.

The inital page displays projects that have been sent to TextMaster (launched). The displayed projects are organized according to the translation models that have been defined in your TextMaster account. Each individual line includes the project's:

  • TextMaster ID
  • languages
  • status
  • word count
  • costs(estimated and final, provided by TextMaster)
  • start and completion dates

To view projects that have not yet been sent to TextMaster (status = In creation), by clicking the See Cart button in the top right corner of the page. This opens the TextMaster Cart page.

To view a project's details, click on its arrow ( > ).

Launch Projects

To send your project to TextMaster, click the See Cart button on the TextMaster Projects page. This opens the TextMaster Cart page, where you can select the project to launch by clicking its arrow ( > ).

You can review the details of the project and when you're ready, click the Start the Project button. A dialog is displayed to cancel or confirm the launch.

Click the Sending button to launch the project or Cancel to abort the launch. The project is then sent to TextMaster in the form of documents to be reviewed and translated by TextMaster translators.

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The project is automatically changed to In Progress status and added to the TextMaster Projects page.

Edit Projects

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Only projects with In creation status can be edited.

To edit a project before it's sent to TextMaster, click the See Cart button on the TextMaster Projects page. This opens the TextMaster Cart page, where you can select the project to edit by clicking its arrow ( > ).

You can then choose attributes or documents to remove by selecting their checkboxes and clicking the Delete from Project button. A dialog is displayed to cancel or confirm the deletion.

Click the Continue button to permanently remove the items from the project or Cancel to abort the deletion.

Review Projects

At any time you can review your TextMaster translations directly in your Quable PIM. When a document in a TextMaster project is ready to be reviewed, the user who created the project receives a notification.

To review a project, click its arrow ( > ) on the TextMaster Projects page. This opens the details of the project, where you can validate or reject the translations.

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Warning

You have 1 week to review your project. After this period, TextMaster will automatically validate the translations and the content will be added to your Quable PIM.

Validate Translations

Once you have reviewed the translations and are satisfied, you can validate one or more translated documents by selecting the document(s) to validate and clicking the Validate Translations button. A dialog is displayed to cancel or confirm the validation.

Click the Continue button to confirm or Cancel to abort the validation. Once validated, the translated attributes are updated in the translation language.

Reject Translations

If you have reviewed the translations and are not satisfied, you can reject one or more translated documents by selecting the document(s) to reject and clicking the Refuse Translations button. A dialog is displayed to cancel or confirm the refusal, as well as provide feedback to TextMaster by entering comments.

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You can reject multiple documents at once and enter a comment per document in the dialog.


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