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Translate Content Automatically with Machine Translation

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The Machine Translation feature allows you to translate your textual content automatically. This topic describes how you can use this feature to translate different pieces of your content:

Translate a Translation Unit

  1. Open the translation document and click Edit.
  2. Click the field on the target language side and then click Translate.
    The Translate button in the translation editor
  3. In the wizard, select the translation tool you want and click Translate.
    The machine translation pop-up window in the translation editor

After this, the selected service will translate the chosen unit.

Translate a Translation Document

  1. Open the translation document.
  2. Click Machine Translation.
    The Machine Translation button in the translation editor
  3. A wizard will appear showing the number of words and characters that will be translated. Select a translation tool you want to use and click Translate.
    The machine Translation pop-up window in the translation editor with the number of words

After this, the selected service will translate all units in the open document.

Translate Multiple Translation Documents

  1. Go to the Translator Dashboard and click Machine Translation.
    The Machine Translation button in the translator dashboard
  2. Click Translate multiple documents, select the documents you want to translate from the table below, and click Proceed.
    Selecting multiple translation documents
    Note
    Alternatively, you can use the Translate all documents option to select all documents available for the translation that are not in the Translation Review and Ready Translation statuses.
  3. A wizard will appear, showing the number of words and characters that will be translated. Select a translation tool you want to use and click Translate.
    The Machine Translation pop-up window in the translator dashboard

After this, the selected service will translate the chosen documents.

Translate a Translation Project 

  1. Go to the Author Dashboard and locate the translation project you want to translate.
  2. Click the More button and then select Machine Translation.
    The Machine Translation button in the Author Dashboard
  3. In the opened wizard select a translation tool and click Translate.
     The Machine Translation pop-up window in the Author Dashboard
After this, the selected service will translate the chosen translation project.