Frequently Asked Questions
Your common questions, answered.
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Does Transifex have Translators?
What's the difference between a public and private project?
How does Transifex assure translation quality?
Can I translate directly from my database?
Does Transifex support Right-To-Left (RTL) languages?
What's the difference between a word and a string?
Why is the Transifex Hyperlink not working in Gmail?
During which phase of development should I begin localizing?
How can I adapt my source content to certain countries and translate it into other languages using Transifex?
How can I create a new version of strings based on the current source file?
What's the difference between using a .po and .pot file as a source file?
Can I lock a string and prevent it from being translated?
How does Transifex handle line-ending (LF/CRLF) conventions in the translation files?CRLF and LF in Transifex.
We have multiple microservices. Is it better to create a new project for each service or one project for all of them?
How do I add a new language?
Is it possible to change my project's source language?
How do I delete a project if I sign in using Google, GitHub, or LinkedIn?
Is it possible to edit source strings directly in Transifex?
How can I group localized content in Transifex
Do translators get paid by Transifex?
How to convert the encoding of a file?
How do I find a project to translate?
Why was my language request for a project not accepted?
What kind of notifications can I get for the projects I translate?
What are the pluralized rules supported by Transifex?
Does Transifex have a spell checker?
How do multiple filters work in the editor?
Can I use a language different from the source as an intermediary when translating?
How do I contact other users in Transifex?
Why do some users not appear on the suggestion list while typing their usernames in a comment?
When do I receive notifications for Team Discussions?
Will a user get notified if a language request is denied?
How can I find strings with comments in the Editor?
Can a translator be assigned specific strings to translate?
Can a collaborator leave a team without losing his work?
I just signed up for Transifex, but I'm having trouble logging in. What should I do?
How are hosted words calculated?How is your hosted word count calculated in Transifex?
What happens when I am on the Open Source plan and want a private project?
There was an error while authenticating my credit card
Do unused words carry over to the next billing?
Can I request my data?Request a copy of your Transifex data.
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