Uploading translation references in projects

Project references

Project references are supporting documents that you can upload to Lingpad to help us create translations that match your specific requirements. They may be any of the following:

Translation memory: A repository of previously translated terms or segments.
Translation glossary: An index of particular terms and their accepted or approved translations in one or more target languages.
Style guides: A set of guidelines or standards for written and visual content.
Screenshots and images: Reference images of design, UI/UX elements, and more.
Notes or instruction sheets: Instructions or pointers on tone, context, or treatment of the content.

Uploading references

1. Go to your project and select References from the left menu.
2. Click on the Add Files button on the bottom right of the screen.

3. Upload a file from your computer or by dragging and dropping a file to Lingpad. Alternatively, you may also upload or sync a file from the platforms we support. Learn more about our supported file types.

While your file is uploading, you will be able to see its progress in a circular icon in the row containing your file name. The number inside the icon indicates what percentage of the file upload is complete. Once your file is successfully uploaded, the icon will be replaced by an icon with a green tick mark.

You may either remove the files by clicking on the red cross at the extreme right in the row containing your file name or click Save to complete the process of adding project references.

    • Related Articles

    • Utilizing translation memory in the Editor

      When you open a file in the Editor, you'll be able to see suggestions in the third column in the form of translation memory (TM) matches. When you translate a text in the Editor, your TM works in the background by flagging matching or similar ...
    • Managing translation memory (from Projects)

      You can upload, delete, and share access to translation memories (TMs) from Projects. Creating and adding translation memory 1. Go to your project and navigate to Translation Memory from the left panel. 2. Click Add TM and proceed to either create a ...
    • Managing translation memories (from organization settings)

      Translation memories (TMs) offer a great way of utilizing your previous translations and reducing the turn-around of your translations. Lingpad helps you create and upload TMs for your projects. Only Admins can access translation memory in an ...
    • Tracking project progress

      Once you've uploaded a file to a project on Lingpad, you can easily track its status. ​ Translation file progress 1. Enter your project and select Languages from the left menu. 2. Click on the target language for which you would like to track the ...
    • Glossary Support for Project and Editor

      Now that you have created a Glossary and added relevant terms to it, let's see how the glossary feature will function on a project and editor-level. Go to your specific project and click on the 'Glossary' icon on the left to see the list of ...