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XTM Cloud 13.4

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

  2. Select the Machine translation tab.

  3. In the MT engines section, select the Google Translate checkbox.

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

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

    Table 34. Google Translate – 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.

    Key

    URL of Google MT API service host.

    Mandatory

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Use Google NMT

    You can use Google NMT.

    Optional

    Checkbox

    • Cleared (default).

    • Selected.

    Use AutoML

    You can use AutoML.

    Optional

    Checkbox

    • Cleared (default).

    • Selected.

      If you select this setting, the Use Google NMT checkbox is also automatically selected and additional configuration parameters are displayed: Service account email, Service account private key and Project ID.

    Service account email

    This parameter is displayed if the Use AutoML checkbox has been selected. Email to your Google service account.

    Mandatory if the Use AutoML checkbox has been selected.

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Service account private key

    This parameter is displayed if the Use AutoML checkbox has been selected. Private key for your Google service account.

    Mandatory if the Use AutoML checkbox has been selected.

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    Project ID

    This parameter is displayed if the Use AutoML checkbox has been selected. ID of your project on your Google account.

    Mandatory if the Use AutoML checkbox has been selected.

    Text field

    Alphanumeric

    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. If you selected the Use AutoML checkbox, select Synchronize and then move to the next step in the procedure.

    To start using Google AutoML Native models in XTM Cloud, select the Synchronize button again. They are immediately available, not only in the new, but also in the existing projects. XTM Cloud will also keep supporting the Legacy Google AutoML models.

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

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

Models and glossaries available in your Google Auto ML account are synchronized with your XTM Cloud instance.

To view the List of synchronized models, select View models. The AutoML models popup, containing the following information about models, is displayed:

  • Model name.

    Google AutoML Native models are marked with the Native prefix to differentiate them from the Legacy models.

  • Source language.

  • Target language.

To view the List of synchronized glossaries, select View glossaries. The Google NMT and AutoML glossaries popup is displayed. In it, you see:

  • Unidirectional glossaries displaying the following information:

    • Glossary name.

    • Source language.

    • Target language.

  • Equivalent term sets section displaying the following information:

    • Glossary name.

    • Languages.

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