Hi, just picked up my first project for revising a translation. Am I asked to use the track changes /show markup mode, or make revisions directly? Please confirm before I start- thank you!
Hi Yoko you can just make revisions directly, but please make sure to use our CAT tool Kató TM! If you need any help on how to use this please take a look through these links - video tutorial , FAQs , Do’s and Don’ts
Hi there, can I use this thread to ask a question about a revision task? I am also working on my first revision task, and I cannot find information on error types (type of issues - enhancement/error). I am not sure whether I must select an issue type - is it mandatory? And what is the difference between enhancement and error in this case? Thank you!
Hi Sofia, I am not the expert about this, but do think this thread helps you? What is the harmonized DQF-MQM error typology?
Hi @ambra, thanks for your reply. I did read the thread you suggested, but there is nothing there that talks about enhancement/error as an issue type
Is there anyone I could ask this about?
Hi Sofia! It’s a pleasure to meet you Could you please give me more details about this issue? Maybe, if you could share a screenshot of what you see, we can better advice you on it.
Hi Manuel! Nice to e-meet you, too
Sure, here’s a screenshot !
This is to the left of the Revision (track changes) box. I’m not sure when to select Enhancement and when to select Error, and even if it’s mandatory to select anything once I’ve edited a translation segment.
You can see there is a ? button next to ‘Error’, but when clicking there, the explanation/text is shown under the ‘Select the type of issue’ title, so it’s covered and I can’t read it.
Hope it makes sense.
Yes, this is fantastic, thanks . We are currently not using this system for quality reporting and tracking because it involves leaving individual feedback for each translation unit. Unless there’s a specific reason to do this (in-depth check of a translation, for example), we ask revisers to use the review form at the end of the full task to leave an overall quality score. For now, you can ignore this revision box in Kató TM.
You can read more about that here: Sharing feedback after revision tasks
Let me know if you have any questions!
Thanks Manuel! All good then, I’ll ignore it then.
Hi @Manuel, me again.
Just wondering if you or @Paulina (the project officer) can help me.
I’m revising this translation which was divided in three chunks. I’ve revised and submitted the first chunk, but I went back to it to edit it again, for consistency with the other chunks and to further fix things. How can I submit it again? And how can I send a private message to the supervisor?
Sorry if these are basic questions - this is my first task, so I’m wrapping my head around the platform.
Hi @sofia.pulici, I can simply send you the link to the first chunk and you can make more changes. I can then resubmit it for you when you’re done:
Which supervisor are you looking to contact?
Thanks for all your help!
Thanks for your reply and the link @Paulina - I did some edits last night. I will let you know once I’ve finished all three chunks, just in case I need to go back and edit again something to keep consistency.
I was looking to contact you privately as the project officer - I meant to say ‘officer’, not ‘supervisor’. How can I message you privately?
Thank you! I have emailed you
Thank you for your response, Joanna. I took a look at the video and FAQs. However, I didn’t see the CAT tool windows in my task page- it just had a Word file to revise and the original source document to reference, and I was sent an upload link in the initial project pickup acknowledgment email. It seemed like the only way to complete the task was to upload a whole file, so I downloaded the translated Word file, made revisions and uploaded the revised Word file via the said upload link. Was this wrong?
I tried to go back in to see if I missed something and if I could find the way to use the CAT tool instead, but since it’s already a “completed” status I wasn’t to access the project anymore. Sorry if this was not the way- please confirm?
@yokola Thank you for your kind message. For technical reasons, there was no Kato TM link associated with your task so you did everything right. I think in such cases, it is better to make revisions directly unless tracked changes are specifically requested. Thanks again for your help!
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