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Using this Guide

Purpose of this guide

This guide describes:

  • how to use retrieve documents for translation that Lionbridge for Relativity (App) sends to an FTP or SFTP server
  • how to send translated documents back to the App from an FTP or SFTP server
Who should use this guide

This guide is intended for project managers, translators, or translation managers, or others who are responsible for translating documents from Relativity or for managing the translation process on behalf of a translation provider.

What your company setup should be

This document assumes that:

  • Your have an FTP or SFTP server that you will use to retrieve documents for translation and to send translated documents back to your client.
  • Your client already uses Relativity and has installed the App to a Relativity workspace. Your client uses the App to send documents for translation from Relativity to your FTP or SFTP server.
What you should already know

This document assumes that:

  • You are familiar with your company's translation process and requirements.
  • You have valid user credentials to access your FTP or SFTP server.

Note: Not all the features described in this guide may be available. If you cannot access functionality that you need, contact your company's FTP/SFTP administrator.

How this guide is organized

This guide contains the following chapters:

Chapter Description
Welcome to Lionbridge for Relativity A brief description of the Lionbridge solution for Relativity and how it fits into the translation lifecycle. It also includes information about this guide and Lionbridge Connectors Support contact information.
Retrieving Files from Relativity on an FTP/SFTP Server Before translation, you retrieve the documents for translation and any supporting files from Relativity via your FTP/SFTP server.
Delivering Translated Files to Relativity on an FTP/SFTP Server After translation, you deliver the translated documents to Relativity via your FTP/SFTP server.
How to find out more about Lionbridge for Relativity
  • For information on installing and configuring Lionbridge for Relativity, read the Lionbridge for Relativity Installation and Configuration Guide.
  • For information on using the Lionbridge App to send and receive documents for translation from Relativity, read the Lionbridge for Relativity User Guide.
Documentation conventions

This guide uses the following conventions:




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