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Basic Usage

by Zach Cashero last modified Oct 09, 2014 11:39 AM

When editing any field that now supports translations, you will see a new interface with tabs available for the different languages. When you are adding a new listing, you will see just one language tab (i.e. English) with a blank text field that is assumed to be your preferred language. However, if you want to add any translations in other languages, just use the Add Translation dropdown menu and select the language you wish to add. The new language tab will now be added next to the previous one.

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When you edit a listing that already has several translations, you will notice that there are several language tabs that now appear. You can switch between the tabs to see the translations in each of the corresponding languages. As usual, you can always add more tabs in order to add a new translation using the Add Translation dropdown menu.

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The Default tab is shown whenever you are editing an older listing that was created before this translation tool was available. The Default text is not associated with any specific language yet. Therefore, when editing older listings and you see any Default text, you need to copy it over into the correct language tab. In the example below, we know that we should copy the text into the English tab. Now the system will know that this Listing Headline was originally written in English. 

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 However, it is important to remember that even after you copy over the text into the English tab, you still have to delete the text from the Default tab. Otherwise, it will not go away. Once you have copied the text over, deleted the Default text, and hit the Save button, the Default tab no longer appears. It will appear as in the screenshot below, with only the English tab. Now that we have corrected the Listing Headline, we can correct any other text fields in the same way.

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