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Stinglehammer (talkcontribs)


Students on the Translation Studies MSc course at the University of Edinburgh are translating articles using Content Translation. User:Sariputrahan is trying to translate the Chinese Wikipedia article on the Tianjin Grand Theater into English Wikipedia but User:Maxliu1993 accidentally began to translate the article in her Content Translation tool.

Maxliu1993 has since been translating a different article to allow Sariputrahan to translate the Tianjin Grand Theater article BUT it is still showing the warning that she is still working with it:

"This is an ongoing translation by Maxliu1993.

Please make sure you coordinate with the user who translated the current translation."

If Maxliu1993 has correctly discarded this aborted translation then Sariputrahan should be able begin. Am I correct? However when I have tried to discard a translation in 1 Wikipedia account and then begun it with a 2nd Wikipedia account then it displays a 'Fatal Exception'. I did this 10 minutes ago so wondered whether there is a time delay in processing a discarded translation and then a different user being able to work on that translation in their Content Translation tool.

Any advice?

Reply to "Translation started by another user" (talkcontribs)

I have a problem with the autosaving, it stopped working suddenly and i have to re-write my translation again!!!

please help me ASAP!

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Viiictorrr (talkcontribs)


I would like to complain about translation page. When I try to translate, for example, from be-tarask (article Васіль Захарка) into Ukrainian, I just can`t find article and can`t translate.

But, when I do the same action from simple Belorussian to Ukrainian, there is no problem with finding article. What`s the problem?

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Weenie (talkcontribs)

Hi !

Could someone review my translation of 지우 (1997년) and publish it? I wanted to review some things but I can't do it without publishing the page. The problem is: I'm not able to publish it because I'm not a extended confirmed editor. :/


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Content translation is turned off in Russian wiki?

Lghtngshdw (talkcontribs)

Not sure whether I should ask it here or ruwiki's forum (I haven't found a discussion about it on the latter either), but well, it seems that the tool doesn't work at all. I can't find it when I click "contributions" and if I open the tool in English wiki and load translation, it doesn't save. Yet ru -> en translation seems to work fine. What happened?

Lghtngshdw (talkcontribs)

Oh, sorry, the problem is solved.

Iit130018 (talkcontribs)

I am translating the above mentioned article to "Sinhala". The text can be translated. But the image doesn't allowed. What can I do?

Framawiki (talkcontribs)

Hello, the image is in an infobox, a template. To what language would you translate this article ?

Iit130018 (talkcontribs)

Hi there, I translated the article to "Sinhala " language.

Framawiki (talkcontribs)

Hello, it's look like no infobox exist on Sinhala's wiki, nothing is linked from w:Template:Infobox lighthouse (see left panel with languages). You have to manually copy paste picture code, like [[Image:Dondra Head Lighthouse - ATennakoon.jpg]] in your article.

Iit130018 (talkcontribs)

Ok. Thank you very much!

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Citation Needed Documents must be excluded from "Suggestions"

Kingkenny1967 (talkcontribs)

For Klieglight(en) to 클리그등(ko), I was about to finish my translation and I've got noticed that there is no true citation in the original document. Could Stub or Citation Needed documents be excluded from "Suggestions"?

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میم میم صاد (talkcontribs)

Hi. I have translated to farsi. So it must be removed from progression list automatically, butit did not. I tried to remove it by clicking on leave translation (fa:ترک ترجمه) but it did not work. How can I remove it?

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translation from Italian to French : some feedback

Tpe.g5.stan (talkcontribs)

Hi everyone,

I have started translating the articles about catholic dioceses, and I really like the translation tool, especially for the sources.

Some things to improve :

*Storia is automatically traduced by "L'histoire", whereas I would have written "Histoire" in French

*When I preview a translation, the models and catholic-hierarchy seem OK, but when published it is a red link.

*The template {{traduction/référence which indicates that this page was translated is not automatically set to the page

I find this tool quite impressive, as I had started using it in beta a time ago, you have made amazing progress, thanks a lot.

Framawiki (talkcontribs)

Bonsoir, concernant traduction/référence, mon robot Framabot ajoutera un bandeau en page de discussion quelques jours après publication :)

Concernant les modèles, le problème est toujours là... L'outil ne sait pas comment traduire les modèles sans élément Wikidata, alors il les laisse tel quel.

Enfin, concernant l'apostrophe, ça vient de l'outil qui permet de traduire automatiquement, qui n'est pas développé lui même pour Wikipédia.

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This tool does not translate anything on a article from to

Editor-1 (talkcontribs)

I did start translating the "Saving Emily" article from to en.wki but unfortunately this tool does not translate paragraphs. Please check it but allow me to create that article.

My web browser: Firefox ESR v45.x.x

Amire80 (talkcontribs)

Machine translation into English is not enabled at the moment. It may be enabled in the future.

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