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New in WebTranslateIt: Ability to sort files in the File Manager

Posted by Edouard on 15 mars 2018

Hi there,

We released a small new feature on WebTranslateIt today: the ability to sort files in the File Manager.

By default files are listed by file name, now you can also filter by size (which is basically sorting out by the amount of segments in a file) or by the date the file was last updated, which is useful to detect stale files in very large projects with many files.

Each of these sorting options can be listed in ascending or descending order.

I hope you will find this improvement useful. Thank you for using WebTranslateIt!


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New in WebTranslateIt: Ability to disable suggestions

Posted by Edouard on 1 mars 2018

We just released an update to WebTranslateIt so you can now disable suggestions. You can do this at a project-level or user-level.

As manager: disable translation suggestions for all translators on a project

As a manager, sometimes you want to control if your translators can reuse translations from other projects, or if they should translate everything from scratch.

You can now choose if translators should receive suggestions in the project settings.

As a user: disable your own suggestions

You can now simply disable suggestions in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. Select “Disable Suggestions”.

I hope you will find this new feature useful. Thank you for using WebTranslateIt.


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New in WebTranslateIt: E-mail notifications about segments to verify and to proofread

Posted by Edouard on 30 octobre 2017

Today we released another of our most requested features. As many of you know, it is possible to receive e-mail notifications about new segments to translate.

If you don’t know about it, it’s super easy to set up. Go to your project settings and look for “Events » Check for new segments to work on”, select a frequency (daily or hourly) and who to notify.

Until today this feature was only sending e-mail notifications about new segments being added to a project. But what about segments needing proofreading or verification?

From now on, we will now send e-mails about segments being modified and needing to be worked on like for instance new segments to proofread or new segments to verify.

Hi,

There has been some changes in the project WebTranslateIt. Here’s what needs to be done:

In French:


Cheers,
– WebTranslateIt

Also, if you are a user having translation rights to multiple languages you will get a notification e-mail about the multiple languages.

Hi Edouard,

There has been some changes in the project WebTranslateIt. Here’s what needs to be done:

In German:


In English:


In Spanish:


In French:


In Italian:


In Russian:


In Swedish:


Cheers,
– WebTranslateIt

Note: We initially released this feature on the 25th of September but rolled it back due to our user’s feedback. We re-released it today with the ability to fine-tune what gets sent to our users. You can now control if you want your users to receive e-mails about new segments to translate, or about segments to proofread or to verify.

I hope you will find this improvement useful. Thank you for using WebTranslateIt.


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New in WebTranslateIt: Improvements to the character counter

Posted by Edouard on 11 octobre 2017

We just released a few improvements to how characters are counted on WebTranslateIt.

First of all, we now display a character counter at the bottom of each translation box.

For those of you unfamiliar with this kind of counter (it is quite widespread on translation tools), the number on the left is the amount of characters in the source text and the number on the right is the amount of characters in the target text.

If a lot of text is being typed in the translation box you will notice that the target text character count turns orange. It’s a sign that your translation could be too verbose.

We also revamped how the character counter works on segments including a character limit.

Finally, we also added one project setting to let you choose how you want WebTranslateIt to count characters: by characters or by bytes. By default we count a character as a character (using a grapheme counter).

It means that “A” is 1 character, “🤔” is 1 character and “की” is 1 character.

However, we know that some tools you rely on still count characters using bytes, and some characters are made of several bytes, so for some tools “A” would be 1 character and “🤔” and “की” would be 2 characters.

We hope you will find these improvements useful. Until then, don’t hesitate to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Update to WebTranslateIt’s search engine

Posted by Estelle on 22 septembre 2017

We just released an update to WebTranslateIt’s search engine.

The first thing you will notice is that the “Ignore Case” checkbox is now checked by default. It was previously off by default, mainly because case sensitivity only applied to regex searches.

It means that you can now run a basic search with case sensitivity turned on or off. This allows you to search for things more precisely.

Case sensitive results:

Case insensitive results:

We also changed how searching for Source or Target text works. It now searches for stand-alone words.

Here’s an example. On this project we have many segments containing air:

Now by default, searching for air on the source text will only list text containing the word air like MacBook Air, a fresh breath of air. Previously it would had also matched words containing air like Go to the repair shop.

If you’d like to use the old behavior and search for everything containing air then just tick the “regex search” box.

We really think that the new defaults will make searching for segments easier, while by using advanced options lets you search even more precisely. We hope you will like it. Thank you for using WebTranslateIt.

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