Project Management

Pre-translation Overview

Pre-translation is the initial application of Non-Translatables, Translation Memories, Machine Translation and/or Human Translation Engines against a source text before it is presented to the Linguist in a Memsource Editor.

Pre-translation settings can be set at the project level in general settings, when creating a new project or when defining a project template.

They can also be set for individual jobs via the Pre-translate button in the job table but without options for the auto-propagation of repetitions.

Pre-translation Options

  • Translation Memory

    Use of TM if assigned to the project and pre-translation threshold.

  • Non-Translatables

  • Machine Translation

    Use of MT and/or MTQE if assigned to a project.

  • Overwrite

  • Repetitions

    Auto-propagation

  • Set segment status to confirmed for

  • Pre-translate & set job to completed

  • Lock

Pseudo-translation

Pseudo-translation is used to create dummy text based on the target language. The text is used to simulate how a translated text may appear inside a layout based on contraction or expansion due to the translation. Pseudo-translation can also help indicate all translatable text is exported.

Pseudo-translation options

  • Pseudo-translate using:

    Specified character(s) is added to source text.

  • Add to target segment start:

    Specified character(s) is added to the beginning of the segment.

  • Add to target segment end:

    Specified character(s) is added to the end of the segment.

  • Target segment length (%):

    Specify how much contraction is anticipated.

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