Accessing the Proposal Pool

Purpose

You need to access the proposal pool to create your translations as proposals. This ensures that there is a match between your translation in the translation line and a valid proposal in the proposal pool. This match must exist before a source text has status translated. For more information, see Translation Status.

Procedure

From the Short Text Editor

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       1.      Position your cursor on the translation line of the source text for which you want to display or edit the proposal pool.

       2.      Choose one of the following options:

Ў        Choose Proposal Pool ® Display Proposal Pool for Source Text.

Ў        Choose the  icon in the status bar.

This icon appears if no proposals exist for the source text.

Ў        Choose the  icon in the status bar.

This icon appears if proposals exist in the proposal pool for the source text.

Ў        Choose the  icon in the status bar.

This icon appears if there is no match between the translation in the translation line and a proposal in the proposal pool for the source text.

Ў        Choose the key combination CTRL + F1.

From Transaction SLPP

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       1.      Enter the source and target languages of the proposal pool you want to access.

       2.      Enter the source text for which you want to display or edit proposals in the Text field in the Source group box.

       3.      Choose Find Proposal Pool Entry (F8).

Result

The proposal pool entry appears for the source text you specified. For more information on how to navigate the proposal pool, see Proposal Pool Maintenance.

See also:

Creating Proposals in the Proposal Pool