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The article presents the features available in the Premium plan of XTRF Language Business Platform. Please keep in mind that your access to the described options might be limited due to your license agreement. If you would like to change your plan of XTRF Language Business Platform and gain access to the additional features, contact your XTRF Customer Success Manager.

Target audience: Administrators



The job types are the services offered by your company such as translation, proofreading, or editing. The jobs types in the Home Portal are used to create customized workflows.

There are few job types available in the Home Portal by default, but you can define your own job type. The following article explains how to add a new job type to your XTRF Platform.

 

Before Reading this Tutorial

  • The steps without any marking are mandatory to perform because they ensure carrying on a proper function of the Home Portal.
  • The steps marked with the (Optional) label give you information about settings useful for you in terms of fulfilling specific requirements for your projects, but if you skip them it will have no negative effect on the function of the Home Portal.

Predefined Values

Please bear in mind that you need to predefine the system values to use them in XTRF Platform.

Add a New Job Type

To add new Job Type in XTRF Platform, perform the following steps:

 Sign in to the Home Portal of XTRF Platform.
 Click the icon .
 In the accordion menu click the System Values: Advanced and then select the Job Types.
 Click the +Add button.
 In the Name field provide a unique name for the new Job Type.
 (Optional) Select the Active checkbox if this Job Type should be available for use in your Home Portal.
 (Optional) Select the Preferred Item checkbox if this Job Type should be located on the top of all drop-down menus and selection lists in your Home Portal.
 (Optional) Select the Default checkbox if this Job Type should be used as a default one in your Home Portal.
 (Optional) Select the Files Needed checkbox if any of the files processed in the project are required to perform this Job Type.
 (Optional) Select the Provided by Client checkbox if this job is preformed by the client in the Customer Portal. For example, the Client review.
 

From the Relation to Language drop-down menu select the type of the relation between this Job Type and languages in the language combination:

  • Language combination-related - both source and  target languages from the task language combination have influence on this job.
  • Source language-related only - the source language from the task language combination have influence on this job.
  • Target language-related only - the target language from the task language combination have influence on this job.
  • Language-independent - the languages from the task language combination have no influence on this job.
 (Optional) In the Calculation Units mutli-selection field add calculation unit(s) for which this new job Type should be available. Double-click on a calculation unit in the Available Items list in order to add it to the Selected Items list.
 (Optional) In the Vendor Productivity field provide the value and  from the drop-down menu select the calculation unit, if you want to determine the default productivity of the vendor for this Job Type.
 

Click the Save button. You have added a new Job Type in the Home Portal.