About InContext QA

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InContext QA allows the linguistic reviewer to select a translated string in an instrumented application, suggest a new value, and submit the change to LRM.


In this example, a reviewer found that the French translation ("des logiciels") was incorrect. The string was highlighted and a new string was suggested and a comment given.

High Level Goals

The Lingoport InContext QA goals are:

  • Facilitate the translation review process of internationalized applications
  • Provide a simple way to review and edit translations of an application’s string resources in Chrome
  • Simplify the Linguistic QA of a Web application

The following is not a goal of Lingoport InContext QA:

  • Lingoport InContext QA does not replace how translation is done: It is not a translation management system (TMS) and not pretending to be one.


  • Strings to review are displayed in their context. They are on a live Web-based application so reviewers can see strings in the context they are presented.
  • There is no software developer involvement, freeing up developers from the localization process.
  • Easy, direct interaction from reviewer to localization group.
  • Automatic updates
  • Light, minimal learning curve for reviewers.
  • Non-intrusive, no changes to the code and web apps can be deployed while being reviewed.

System Overview

InContext QA System Overview.jpg

For an on-boarded repository, the happy path looks like:

  • Resource files are analyzed by Lingoport Resource Manager (LRM) and displayed in the Dashboard
  • Resource files which need to be translated are sent to the Translation Group
  • Translated resource files are received by LRM and pushed to the repo
  • Translated resource files are instrumented
  • The application with instrumented resource files is deployed to a Linguistic QA server
  • The reviewers navigate to the deployed instrumented application
  • The reviewers submit suggestions which are captured by LRM
  • LRM handles the retranslation requests and deals with the bookkeeping, the automation, the metrics, etc.