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XTM Cloud 13.4

Connecting XTM Cloud to your Acolad MT engine
To connect your XTM Cloud account to your Acolad MT engine:
  1. Select Configuration > Settings > Translation.

  2. Select the Machine translation tab.

  3. In the MT engines section, select the Acolad checkbox.

    Result: The Acolad machine translation section is displayed below the General options section.

  4. In the Acolad machine translation section, fill the relevant fields:

    Table 30. Acolad – configuration parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Mandatory/Optional

    Type

    Valid values

    Default setting

    Use this parameter to specify whether this MT engine should automatically be enabled at customer and project level.

    Optional

    Checkbox

    • Cleared (default).

      If you select this setting, Project Managers need to select the relevant checkbox to use this MT engine at customer and project level.

    • Selected.

      If you select this setting, this MT engine is automatically selected at customer and project level. Project Managers need to clear the relevant checkbox to disable this MT engine at customer and project level.

    Server address

    URL for your Acolad MT API service host.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Key

    API key for authorization to your Acolad account.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Domains

    Use this parameter to select one of your Acolad MT domains.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    If you enter more than one Acolad MT domain, select one of them as a global default. To do so, select the radio button on the right-hand side of the relevant domain's name.

    At customer level Project Managers can choose customer-specific domains and set the default domain for the relevant customer.

    At project level Project Managers can select a domain from the customer- specific list. If the relevant customer has no customer- specific domains configured, Project Managers can select a domain from the list of domains configured for the entire system.

    Batch size

    Use this parameter to customize the number of segments which will be sent in a single translation request.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Numeric

    The default value is 10.

    Timeout (in seconds)

    Use this parameter to customize the timeout, which is the time XTM Cloud waits for the Acolad MT responce.

    Optional

    Text field

    Numeric

    The default value is 300 seconds.

    Send text for matching

    Use this parameter to specify the stage at which content is to be sent to the MT engine.

    Mandatory

    Radio buttons

    Valid values:

    • In XTM Workbench (default).

      If you select this setting, the text is only sent to an MT engine when a user enters a segment in XTM Workbench in Edit mode. The translation is provided on a segment-to-segment basis.

    • After analysis.

      If you select this setting, the whole text is sent to MT matching during project analysis. When the user enters XTM Workbench, all segments are filled with MT matches.

    • After analysis and in XTM Workbench.

      If you select this setting, the whole text is sent to MT matching during project analysis. The text can be resent to the MT on a segment-to-segment basis as in the In XTM Workbench option.

    Use auto inline tag placement

    This feature uses the XTM NLP framework for the automatic placement of inline tags in the machine translation.

    Mandatory

    Radio buttons

    Valid values:

    • Never (default).

      If you select this setting, the inline tags are NOT processed by the auto-insert mechanism. XTM Cloud retains the structure of the inline tags inside matches as received from the MT.

    • Only incorrect inline tags.

      If you select this setting, the inline tags are sent to an MT engine and the auto-insert mechanism only works for MT matches that have an incorrect inline tag structure, for example:

      • too many inline tags in a match.

      • missing or too few inline tags in a match.

    • Always.

      If you select this setting, after receiving the translation from MT system, the auto-insert mechanism works for all matches received from MT.


  5. At the bottom of the page, select Save.

Result: Acolad MT engine is displayed in the Configuration > Settings > Translation > Machine Translation section.

Project Managers can enable or disable Acolad MT at customer level. Also, they can add Acolad MT to a new project while creating it, or to an existing one in the Project Editor. Additionally, they can enable or disable Acolad MT for the relevant project template(s).