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Sending Products for Translation from SAP Commerce or SAP Commerce Cloud

You use the Connector to send out configured localized attributes of products for translation from SAP Commerce or SAP Commerce Cloud.

Note: You configure which localized attributes of products you can send out for translation in the Content Mapping page. For detailed instructions, refer to the Lionbridge Connector for SAP Commerce Installation and Configuration Guide.

To send out the localized attributes of business objects that are products for translation from SAP Commerce or SAP Commerce Cloud:
  1. In your Web browser, navigate to /backoffice/ on your SAP Commerce instance or on SAP Commerce Cloud.
  2. Log in to SAP Commerce or SAP Commerce Cloud.
  3. In the Administration Cockpit menu, select Product Cockpit.
  4. In the bottom-right corner, click the arrow to display the left menu .
  5. In the left menu, select Products.
  1. Optional. In the Filter Tree in the left pane, you can select a specific catalog or classification, and price range and/or category to display only products that meet the filter criteria.
  1. Locate the products to send out for translation. You can view the items in either the Grid view or the List view .

Tip: You can use the search and filter functionality at the top of the page to display only the products to send out for translation.

  1. Select the products to translate.

Note: All selected items must have the same source language.

  • In the Grid view, click a checkmark in the top-left corner to select it and the corresponding product.
  • In the List view, click a checkmark in the left column to select it and the corresponding product.

Tip about selecting all displayed products: To send all the displayed products for translation, view them in the List view and then select the check box in the column header. For example, to send all products in a catalog for translation, click the catalog in the Filter Tree in the left pane, and then select the check box in the column header.

  1. In the toolbar, click the Translate action button .

This page displays the number of items selected and the number of items available for selection.

  1. In the Job Type page, you specify the following settings: 
  • which items the Connector will send for translation. Select one of the following radio buttons:
  • Selected items: These are the items you selected in step 6, above.
  • All listed items: All the items that were availabe for selection, after the filtering in step 4, above.
  • how the Connector will process the items to send for translation. Select one of the following radio buttons:
  • Send as Job: The Connector will send out the items for translation as a single job. The Connector will send the job to the Clay Tablet Platform, which will send it to the translation provider that you will specify later in this wizard.
  • Add to Queue (the default selection): The Connector will send the items to the Translation Queue, where a user must send them out for translation.

When you are done, click Next.

  1. In the Languages page, you specify the following settings: 
  • Source Language: Select the source language of the items from the dropdown list. The Connector will send items in this source language for translation.

Note: All selected items must have the same source language.

  • Target Languages: Select one or more target languages, into which to translate the items. The list displays all the languages that are set up for the Connector.

When you are done, do one of the following:

  • If you selected Add to Queue in the Job Type page of the wizard, click Add to Queue.

Note: The Add to Queue button is available only if you selected Add to Queue in the Job Type page of the wizard.

Click Done to close the wizard.

Important: You must open the Translation Queue to send out these items for translation. For detailed instructions, see Sending Items for Translation from the Translation Queue.

  • If you selected Send as job in the Job Type page of the wizard, click Next.

Note: The Next button is displayed only if you selected Send as job in the Job Type page of the wizard.

In the page you specify the following job settings:

Note: You specify job settings for the items you sent to the Translation Queue when you send them out for translation from the queue, as described in Sending Items for Translation from the Translation Queue.

Field Description
LSP Select the translation provider for this translation job from the list.
Job Name Your name for this translation job. A translation job contains all the items that the Connector sends out together for translation.
PO Reference The purchase order reference number.
Notes to Translator

Any special instructions or requests.

Note: Displayed only when any translation provider other than Lionbridge Freeway is selected in the LSP field, above.

Special Instructions

Any special instructions or requests.

Note: Displayed only when the Lionbridge Freeway translation provider is selected in the LSP field, above.

Analysis Codes

You can specify the configured Lionbridge Freeway analysis codes for the translation job.

Note: Displayed only when the Lionbridge Freeway translation provider is selected in the LSP field, above.

When you are done, click Send as Job.

  1. Click Done to close the wizard.

Tip: You can monitor the progress of your job on the Translation Jobs page. For details, see Monitoring Translation Status.