Screenshots are a great way to provide translators with additional context for the source strings in your project and, as a result, get more relevant and consistent translations. With screenshots, your team can see which strings are used together on the same page, whether short texts stand for titles, buttons, etc.
Tag source strings to the screenshots to display them to translators in the Editor in the context section below the source string.
To upload screenshots into your project, follow these steps:
To show translators where certain strings are located in the UI tag strings on the screenshots. In Crowdin, you can tag strings using the following methods:
Texts within an image will be detected automatically. Then the matching strings will be searched in the project according to the selected filter. As a result, the ones found will be tagged on the screenshot.
To tag strings automatically on a single screenshot without opening it:
You can also tag strings automatically on multiple screenshots at once:
If you use In-Context, you might find helpful its integrated feature for taking screenshots of the website pages.
Read more about Adding Screenshots via In-Context.
The system will search for a string that matches the text you select among all the strings in your project. If several similar strings are found, you will see all of them and be able to select the best-matching one.
If text highlighting is inactive, the Text recognition feature might be unavailable for your project’s source language.
Drag the listed strings to the text on the screenshot manually.
To tag all the strings from the selected file to your screenshot, follow these steps:
When tagging high-resolution screenshots, you can hold Ctrl to drag and scroll the screenshot with a mouse revealing the remaining part.
Alternatively, click to drag and scroll the screenshot without holding Ctrl.
If you need to remove all the strings tagged on the screenshot, click .
Use labels in your project for an easy way to organize screenshots by certain topics. Once you add labels to your screenshots, you can filter them by added labels. If you already use labels for your source strings, you can also use the same labels for screenshots.
To create, edit, or remove project labels, follow these steps:
There are a few possible ways you can add labels to the screenshots.
You can upload a new screenshot that will replace the current one. The already tagged strings that are relevant would remain tagged. If the text on the screenshot changed its location, strings would remain tagged but on the new locations.
To update the screenshot, follow these steps:
To rename a screenshot, follow these steps:
You can download screenshots and reuse them in other projects or elsewhere.
To download screenshots, follow these steps:
Alternatively, click on the needed screenshot and select Download.
To delete a screenshot, follow these steps: