XTM Cloud v 13.0

Comments in XTM Workbench

In XTM, you can add comments on a segment level. You may view all the comments, or they can be filtered to show only comments created automatically by the corrector and manually entered comments.

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Distinguish user comments from auto-generated comments in XTM Workbench

In the Comments docked panel in XTM Workbench, comments are marked with different icons depending on who has entered them.

Table 63. Comments docked panel in XTM Workbench

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User's comments available for this segment: The user entered a comment manually in the segment

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Corrector's tracked changes available for this segment: Corrector made changes and XTM Cloud automatically tracks them (auto-tracked changes)

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Both user's manual comments and auto-tracked changes are available are in the segment


Adding comments

Comments can be added to an active segment directly from the segment or from the docked panel.

Adding comment from the docked panel in XTM Workbench
  1. In the comments docked panel, select the comment icon comment-solid.svg.

  2. Type in your comment in the popup.

  3. Select Add to save it.

The comment is saved with the name of the person adding the comment and a date time stamp. The comment icon appears in the status column.

Adding comment from the context menu in XTM Workbench
  1. Right-click the segment you want to add a comment to.

  2. Select Add comment.

  3. Type in your comment in the popup.

  4. Select Add to save it.

The comment is saved with the name of the person adding the comment and a date time stamp. The comment icon appears in the status column.

All the comments are displayed in the docked panel.

Deleting or editing comments

Comments can be deleted from the docked panel.

Note

Only the person who entered the comment can edit or delete it, and this can only be done when the workflow step is active.

How to delete a comment in XTM Workbench
  1. Hover over or right-click the selected comment in the docked panel.

  2. Select the bin icon trash-solid.svg.

  3. Select OK to confirm.

How to edit a comment in XTM Workbench
  1. Hover over the selected comment in the docked panel.

  2. Select the pencil icon pen-solid.png. A dialogue window pops up.

  3. Make the necessary changes to the comment.

  4. Select Save.