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  1. Navigate to Manage → Blueprint to open the Create Blueprint page.
  2. Click the Translate button at the bottom.
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    In order to be able to translate a Blueprint, it has to be in the Editable state. Learn more about how to make a Blueprint editable over hereSee the Add Content topic for details on making a blueprint editable.

  3. The Blueprint will get is exported into a ZIP archive file containing files as below:
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    1. HTML document containing all the selected Blueprint as shown below.
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      As can be seen above, the HTML file contains the Language Code of the Blueprint, and the node names for various levels. Only the content marked with the red boxes (with a white background) will get are translated namely: Language Code and node names. The word “Language Code” with a gray background will do not appear for translation.
    2. Trados setting file required to import the Blueprint into Trados.
    3. Trados instruction file containing instructions related to Trados that the user must follow.

      Refer to Translating A Document Using SDL Trados Studio for the translation process.


Import Translated Blueprint

Once the translation is made using Trados, an HTML file similar to the one which was exported earlier, but with the translated text, is generated by Trados.

  1. Navigate to the Import Blueprint page by clicking the Upload tab on the left or by clicking Upload Blueprint link on the Create Blueprint page. Click the Choose File button under the Select Translated file (*.htm) section.
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  2. Browse to the Trados-translated HTML file with Blueprint, select it, and click the Upload button.
  3. A successful upload will result results in the red text message.

    A successfully translated and imported Blueprint will be is updated if it already exists in the database with the same Language Code. It will become becomes available for Questions items having the new Language Code. To view the translated Blueprint, go to Manage → Blueprint, and select the new Language Code from the Blueprint Document Language drop-down.
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The import of translated Blueprint will fail fails and a message in red text is displayed, if the Language Code for the language to which the Blueprint is to be translated, doesn’t exist in the Item Bank.