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Source Package
Source Package
When you run a localization job, you can select to package your content as a Source Package. A Source Package contains two folders, one for the target locale and another for the source language reference content.
Localizing Content Using a Source Package
Package and download your content as a Source Package to send to your localization team.
Uploading a Source Package
Upload the translated source package and select the files you want to include.
Source Package

When you run a localization job, you can select to package your content as a Source Package. A Source Package contains two folders, one for the target locale and another for the source language reference content.
For example:

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In the Source Package, the source DITA topics and maps are nested in the same folder structure they’re located in easyDITA. The localization team is responsible for localizing the DITA files in the target locale folder. For example:
Important:Do not modify the folder structure. This will cause an error with the files as easyDITA can no longer link the target content with the source content once it has been changed.

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Source Package Fields

When you create a Source Package for your localization job, you must complete the following fields:
Item Description
Project Notes Information about the project for the localization team. This information is displayed in the project-notes.txt file in the Source Package.
Manager User responsible for the localization job. This information is displayed in the project-notes.txt file in the Source Package.
Include The resources packaged for the localization job: All Resources or Only Changed Resources.
Target Locale The locale the content will be adapted to.

Localizing Content Using a Source Package

Package and download your content as a Source Package to send to your localization team.
  1. In n the Content Manager , right-click a file and click Localization Jobs.

    Expected Result
    The Localization Manager displays.

  2. In the New Localization Job drop-down menu, select Source Package and click Go .

    Expected Result
    The New Localization Job screen displays.
  3. Complete the following fields:

    1. In the Project Notes field, enter any notes you have for the localization team. These notes will display in a TXT file in the localization package. Project Notes field
    2. (Optional) To modify the Manager, enter or select a user.
    3. To include all resources in the source package, in the Include drop-down menu, select All Resources .
    4. To only include resources that have been modified, in the Include drop-down menu, select Only Changed Resources .
    5. Click Add Locale and select as many locales as you want.
  4. Click Save.

    Expected Result
    The localization job displays. The Project Notes, Manager, and Locales are displayed.
  5. Click Download Localization Package .
result

The localization job is created and a ZIP containing the source files for the source and target locale is downloaded. The Source Package can be sent out for localization.

Uploading a Source Package

Upload the translated source package and select the files you want to include.
  1. In n the Content Manager , right-click a file and click Localization Jobs .

    Expected Result
    The Localization Jobs Tab displays the localization jobs in progress.

  2. Select the localization job.
  3. Click Upload Localized Content .

    Expected Result
    The Upload window displays.
  4. Click Browse , and navigate to and open the localized content.

    Expected Result
    The Upload Response window displays and a match is performed for matching folder structures.
  5. For each set of files you want to include, select the Include option. If you do not want to include a set of files, uncheck Include field.
  6. Click Save.

    Expected Result
    The resources are uploaded and the Status of Resources changes.
result

You uploaded the localized Source Package. You can view the localized content in the Locales Tab. For information, see Viewing Localized Content.