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Using this Guide

Purpose of this guide

This guide describes how to use the Lionbridge Connector for Drupal TMGMT (Connector) to manage your translation lifecycle. It describes how to send out content for translation and receive it back from translation.

Who should use this guide

This guide is intended for content editors, project, marketing, localization or translation managers, or others who are responsible for creating, editing, or approving content for translation that resides in Drupal.

What your company setup should be

This document assumes that:

  • Your company already uses Drupal and has installed the TMGMT module.
  • Your company has created a Lionbridge Freeway account, at https://freeway.lionbridge.com.
What you should already know

This document assumes that:

  • You have a strong working knowledge of Drupal.
  • You are familiar with your company's translation process and requirements.
  • You have valid user credentials to log into Drupal.

Note: Not all the features described in this guide may be available. Feature availability depends on both your company's Drupal, TMGMT and Lionbridge Connector setup and the roles to which you are assigned. If you cannot access functionality that you need, contact your company's Drupal administrator.

How this guide is organized

This guide contains the following chapters:

Chapter Description
Welcome to the Lionbridge Connector for Drupal 7 TMGMT A brief description of the Lionbridge solution for Drupal TMGMT and how it fits into the translation lifecycle. It also includes information about this guide and Lionbridge Connector Support contact information.
Getting Started with the Lionbridge Connector for Drupal TMGMT How to get started and an overview of the Lionbridge Connector interface.
Sending Content to Lionbridge How to send out Drupal content for translation.
Tracking Your Translation Job How to monitor the translation status of content and jobs that you sent out for translation.
Importing Your Translated Content into Drupal TMGMT How to import your translated content. Relevant only if the Receive translated jobs automatically feature is not configured.
Viewing and Reviewing Translated Jobs How to view and review translated content.
Other Translation Tasks

How to perform other translation tasks, such as:

  • aborting jobs
  • resubmitting aborted jobs
  • deleting jobs
  • editing translated content
  • redelivering translated content to Drupal TMGMT
Documentation conventions

This guide uses the following conventions:

Convention

Description

Bold

Highlights screen elements such as buttons, menu items, and fields.

Courier

Highlights input, file names, and paths.

Italics

Highlights terms for emphasis, variables, or document titles.

>

Indicates a menu choice. For example, "Select Translation > Sources."