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Modify Volume in a project

Can the Volume (source word) in "Project" be modified in e.g. page or any other value? 


Select PO template for Smart Project

Molly 3 years ago in Home Portal / Smart Projects updated by Łukasz Kaleta (Senior Customer Success Manager) 3 years ago 1

Is there a way to select/change the default vendor PO in a Smart Project?

We would like different process templates to have different POs. Right now, we can't figure out how to change it from the XTRF default. 


Splitting a job into more than 2 parts

rs 3 years ago in Home Portal / Smart Projects updated by Łukasz Kaleta (Senior Customer Success Manager) 2 years ago 2


Please, tell me, is there a possibility to split a job into more than 2 parts?

Is it possible to select several source languages? For example, there is a document in English to be translated into Russian, and in this document there is a sea in Chinese also to be translated.  

Is it possible to assign one and the same document to more than one vendor? For example, a test translation when several versions are required.


hi, per language one can only split a job into 2 parts. also see my remark in this thread


client-linked reference files on vendor portal

Jelle Maes 3 years ago in Home Portal / Smart Projects updated by Sancho Leath 3 years ago 9

Not sure if I should put this under Q&A or under suggestions, but I was wondering if there is a possibility to add client-linked (not project-linked) reference files to the client profile, so that they are accessible and downloadable by the vendor from the vendor portal for each job of that client. We have a workaround with LiveDocs in memoQ, but this option is only valid for our memoQ users and not for the other thousands of translators.


reference files on vendor portal before accepting


Not sure if this topic has already been brought up by someone else... I couldn't spot it in any case, so better safe than sorry.

I don’t know about the other LSP’s, but we process hundreds of InDesign files a week for our clients. We always upload the PDF as a reference file to the project as only very few of our translators have InDesign licenses installed. But, problem is that reference files are not shared with the vendors, before they accept our job offers. So unless we manually send the PDFs in an e-mail, our vendors just accept the job without even having watched the files upfront. Risky business, often leading to frustration.

It would be great to have such files available on vendor portal before job approval by vendor.


Do smart project have a bundles equivalent?

Jaime Zuniga 3 years ago in Home Portal / Smart Projects updated by Leo Gurman 3 years ago 4

We are getting language-specific files from a client, and would like to use Smart projects but I don't see a way of adding files to be translated to specific languages only.

In a classic project you can use bundles to categorize files that will go through a specific workflow, so I am looking for an equivalent way of doing this in a Smart project.

Does anyone have any idea how this can be done?


Basically, file categories in Smart projects replaced bundles known from a classic project to steer the file flow in process.

However, if I understand you correctly, the question here is more about having different workflows within one project, which is not exactly possible and two projects with the same ID would have to be created. This has been discussed on our Ideas forum.


Split Files

danielle.santos 3 weeks ago in Home Portal / Smart Projects updated 3 weeks ago 2

Is it possible to split files between vendors working on the same project?

Let's imagine a project that needs at least 2 translators working on each file. In this scenario, the file needs to be split into 2 or 3 parts (they can either be equally divided or not). Only 1 translator will be responsible for each part. Is it necessary to split the documents locally and to upload each part to the project (uploading 3 files instead of only one), or is there an option to split a file that has already been uploaded to XTRF?