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XTM Cloud 13.4

Creating a penalty profile for language variants

You can set a penalty profile that distinguishes between variants of a given language.


TM language variant penalty profile supersedes any other TM penalty profile chosen at the project level!

The available language variants for penalty profiles
  • Arabic

  • Dutch

  • English

  • French

  • German

  • Italian

  • Portuguese

  • Spanish

  1. Select Configuration > Settings > Translation > TM > Matches – general. Select the required language. You can enable any, or all of them if needed.

  2. Select Configuration > Data > Tags > TM penalty profiles > Add.

  3. In the Edit TM penalty profile:

    1. Enter a penalty profile name and optionally a description.

    2. Select the Active checkbox.

    3. Select one of the Penalty options:

      1. Sum the penalties.

      2. Select highest penalty: only use when a segment is affected by more than one penalty.

    4. Select Matches order:

      1. By Match type.

      2. By priority.

    5. Select Default priority of non-penalized matches.

    6. Add a single rule for the language variant penalty profile. You can add multiple conditions within one rule.

    7. In the Actions section on the right:

      1. Set priority

      2. Select Variant matches only from > Select the required language variant from the dropdown.

    8. Select Save.

  4. Select Configuration > Settings > Translation > TM > Matches – general.

    Select TM language variant penalty profile and the newly created penalty profile from the dropdown.

  5. Select Save.

Project Managers can add this penalty in the Project Editor or during project creation.