Make a translation via email

This exercise shows how a translation works when your translator does not use any of the Kentucky support programs and you need to send it via email.

  1. Create a new topic

    • Select your own folder in the Navigate panel

    • Right-click and select "New IE" and then "New Xml Document"

    • In the "New document" window which comes up

      • In the "Information type" field, select "User Information"

      • In the "Information type" field, select "User Manual"

      • In the "Template" field, select "map-concept"

      • In the "Title" field, write "My First Translation"

      • Select OK button.

  2. Add some text

    • Make sure your topic is selected in the IE list.

    • In the IE list header, select "Checkout" (right-arrow icon)

    • Write the following text

      "This is an english text we will translate to swedish."

    • Press Ctrl+S to save your text.

    • Exit the Authentic program

    • In Kentucky, select the "CheckIn" button in the IE list header (left-arrow icon)

  3. Send the topic to yourself for translation

    • In the top menu, select Translate / Send to translation (new window comes up)

      • Assign the task to "Me"

      • Select language "sv-SE"

      • Select OK

  4. Download the topic to your computer

    • Select your IE in the IE list once more

    • In the top menu, select Translation / Get Translation file (new window comes up)

      • At the right of the "Destination directory" field, select the small button with three dots on (new window comes up)

      • Select your desktop and then OK.

      • Select OK (your topic is now downloaded to your computer desktop)

  5. Send the topic via email

    • Create a new email to your translator and add the zip file as an attachment.

  6. Add the translation back to Kentucky

    • When you get the translation back from the translator, save the attachment to your desktop.

    • If the translator has sent a zip file back to you, you need to unpack that first before next step.

    • In Kentucky, select and expand your IE in the IE list by pressing the small right-arrow just before the line. Versions to this IE is listed.

    • Expand your version by pressing the right-arrow just before the line. Translations to this version is listed.

    • Select the language.

    • Right-click and select "Add Translation" (new window comes up)

    • Go to your desktop. Locate the file from the translator (the xml file starting with D00..., not a zip file).

    • Select OK. You now have done a translation via email.

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