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Monitoring Translation Projects

The Dashboard provides detailed translation-status information and it contains enhanced Connector functionality.

The Dashboard displays the following information about each translation project:

Column Description
Project Name

The name of the translation project.

  • Click the link or click the plus icon ( ) to display the list of assets in the project, organized by source-target language pair. For more information, see Monitoring Translation Assets.
Status

The status of the translation project. For a list and description of statuses, see Translation Statuses.

Actions

Click the arrow to display the available context-menu options, and then click an option. The translation project's status determines which options are displayed:

  • View Project: Opens the project for in read-only mode in a new browser tab. Not available if the project's status is Draft. For detailed descriptions of the fields in this view, see Creating or Editing a Translation Project.
  • Edit Project: Opens the project for editing. Displayed only when the project is in Draft status. For detailed instructions, see Creating or Editing a Translation Project.
  • Send to Translation: Sends out the project for translation. Displayed only when the project is in Draft status. For detailed instructions, see Sending a Project for Translation from the Dashboard.
  • Import All Available: Imports all available translated content into Episerver. For example, translated content may be available in some but not all target languages, if some content is still either in translation or has already been imported into Episerver. Displayed only when the project is in Ready for Import status, or if it is in In Translation status in italics, which indicates that some of the project content may already be ready to be imported into Episerver. See the note, above, about the status in italics. For detailed instructions, see Importing All Available Translated Content from the Dashboard.

Note: If translated content is available for import in multiple languages, but you do not want to import the content in all available languages, you can import the content for only some of those languages. For detailed instructions, see Importing Translated Content in One Target Language from the Dashboard.

  • Publish All Available: Publishes all translated assets in the project that have been imported into Episerver. Displayed only when the project is in Imported status, or if it is in In Translation or Ready for Imported status in italics, which indicates that some of the project content may already be imported into Episerver. See the note, above, about the status in italics. For detailed instructions, see Publishing All Available Translated Assets from the Dashboard.

Note: If translated assets are available for publishing in multiple languages, but you do not want to publish the assets in all available languages, you can publish the assets for only some of those languages. For detailed instructions, see Publishing Translated Assets in One Target Language from the Dashboard.

  • Cancel Project: Cancels the translation project. Displayed only when the project is in either In Translation or Ready for Import status. For detailed instructions, see Canceling a Translation Project in the Dashboard.
  • Remove Project: Removes the translation project from the Connector. Displayed only when the project is in either Draft, Imported, or Published status. For detailed instructions, see Removing Translation Projects from the Connector via the Dashboard.
  • Archive Project: Archives the translation project, which removes it from the list of active projects. Not available if the project's status is Draft. Available only in the default view, where only non-archived projects are displayed. For detailed instructions, see Archiving and Unarchiving Projects.
  • Unarchive Project Removes the translation project from the archived view, and displays it in the list of active projects, which is displayed by default. Available only in the archived view, where only archived projects are displayed. For detailed instructions, see Archiving and Unarchiving Projects.
Freeway ID

If the project has already been sent for translation to Lionbridge Freeway, this is the identifier assigned by Lionbridge.

  • Click the link to open the project in Lionbridge Freeway. You may be prompted for your Freeway credentials before the Freeway page opens.
Languages The number of target languages for this translation project.
Total Assets The number of assets for translation in this translation project. If a translation project is translated into multiple languages, then the asset is "counted" once for each target language. For example, if a project has 4 assets and it is translated into 3 target languages, then there are 12 assets in the project.
Creator The user ID of the account that created this project.
Created The date that the user created this project, in DD/YY/MMMM format.
Due Date The due date specified when the translation project was created or edited, in DD/YY/MMMM format. If the current date is after the due date, the warning icon is displayed.
Delivery Available

Indicates whether translated assets are available to import into Episerver. This has one of the following values:

  • Yes: Files are ready to import into Episerver. In general, the corresponding translation project is in Ready for Import status.
  • No: Files are not available for import. Either the assets are still in translation, or they have already been imported into Episerver.
Additional Actions

In addition to the project-specific actions available from the Actions column, you can perform the following actions in the Dashboard:

  • To update the list of displayed translation projects based on newly created projects or updated information about existing projects, click Refresh.
  • To view only archived projects, click View Archived Projects. (By default, only unarchived projects are displayed.) Available only in the default view of the Dashboard, where non-archived projects are displayed. For detailed instructions, see Archiving and Unarchiving Projects.
  • To view only unarchived projects, click View Unarchived Projects. Available only when archived projects are displayed. For detailed instructions, see Archiving and Unarchiving Projects.