InContext Installation

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In order to use Lingoport InContext QA, the user must have access to the Google Chrome browser. Lingoport InContext QA is based off a Chrome extension and other browsers do not have the same capability. Firefox or Internet Explorer can not be used as the browser in this situation.

  • LRM must be installed and
  • the G11n Continuous System's Jenkins server must be accessible from the reviewer's system.

The reviewer needs to have the following information which should be set up by the Jenkins administrator:

  • The Jenkins URL
  • A Jenkins username and password.
  • To get the API token and verify the Jenkins account:
    • Log in to Jenkins using the reviewer username and password.
    • Select the pull down next to username at the top of the window and select Configure.
      • Under API Token, Show API Token.... Copy the token.

In addition, the reviewer will need:

  • Their email address

Chrome Extension Installation

From within the Google Chrome Browser:

  • click on Add to Chrome Extension

You should see the Lingoport swirl Swirl.png at the top of the Chrome browser window.

Chrome Extension Configuration

  • Before configuring the Chrome InContext extension, a username needs to be created in Jenkins.
  • Click on the Lingoport swirl Swirl.png for the Chrome Extension (top right corner of your Chrome)
  • Click on the 'Option' icon (☰) of the dialog.
  • Fill in the data, using the username and API token and Save Credentials
 Incontext credentials.png

You should be ready to do InContext reviews.

Loading Local Files in Google Chrome

Due to security reasons Chrome will not load local files by default. You'll need to launch the Google Chrome browser from the command line window with the additional argument –allow-file-access-from-files as well as allowing local files access within the Chrome Extension.

  • Determine where chrome.exe is located on your machine by entering chrome://version into your Chrome Browser and search for Executable Path.
  • Launch the Google Chrome browser from the command line window with the additional argument –allow-file-access-from-files.
- "path to your chrome installation\chrome.exe" --allow-file-access-from-files
  • Within the Chrome Browser right-click on the Lingoport Incontext QA Chrome Extension and choose Manage Extensions
  • Move the Allow access to file URLs switch to the right.