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Managing translation variants in Transit NXT

Translation variants in Transit NXT

Managing translation variants in Transit NXT

The next free STAR Campus webinar explains the concept of translation variants and how to deal with them in Transit NXT. Don't miss it!

What are translation variants and how to deal with them

Translation variants are equal to segment content that has been translated differently – usually not desirable, but sometimes necessary. Therefore, it is part of quality assurance to find, evaluate, and – if necessary – standardize translation variants.

With Transit Service Pack 9, you can easily analyze translation variants. Using the clear variants display in the file navigation, you can easily correct the corresponding segments in the Transit editor. Further advantages: With the source variants report, you can give authors valuable feedback as support for consistent source documents.

During this Webinar, you will learn how to handle translation variants in Transit and how you can use them to provide better quality.


As a brief introduction, we will show you examples of when translation and source variants are desired—and when they are not.

Then, we will demonstrate how you generate variant reports with Transit and how to use the results in the file navigation. By way of example, we will edit some translation variants directly in the Transit editor.

Finally, we will present the optional quality report. As an example, we will show you how to generate an HTML document with an overview of the source variants—as feedback to your client.

Target audience

For translators with basic knowledge

This Webinar is designed for those who are already familiar with the Transit editor.

If quality assurance is part of your translation projects, this Webinar is right for you.

For project managers with basic knowledge

Another target audience are project managers who are already familiar with Transit's quality assurance.

If you want to ensure the quality of delivered translations, this Webinar is right for you.

Dates and Times

  • Webinar in German - November 22, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (UTC+1)
  • Webinar in English - November 24, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (UTC+1)

Register and participate

The webinar will take place online and is free of charge, although the number of participants is limited. To register, simply send an e-mail to transit@star-group.net.

We use the TeamViewer webinar software. Once you have registered, you will receive the login details for accessing and participating in the webinar.

Blog articles about translation variants

To prepare for the webinar you might want to have a look at the following Transit NXT blog article:

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