The purpose of this document is to provide instructions on how to use the TMS App on iOS platform.
This app is meant for Lionbridge translators and other partners who work on projects that are on the Lionbridge TMS system. If you are not a Lionbridge partner, and will like to apply to become one, visit the website https://partners.lionbridge.com/WorkWithUs/Introduction.aspx for registration.
You will require a data plan or a Wi-Fi connection to transmit data to/from Lionbridge.
iOS 7 and later versions support is required to run the TMS tasks app.
Note: You will be able to control this as you do for all your other apps. As this data will be text content, it will not be a heavy usage of your data plan. As with every app, you can choose to enable access to wireless data or not.
The top portion of the screen displays different segments that are listed horizontally. This screen also contains the project name, activity name, task number, and other details. The extreme left of the screen has a colored indicator that provides the job status timeline for each task.
What do I do if I find a bug, have a question, or want to submit a feature request?
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “TMS Mobile App” in the subject line.
Login to the TMS Tasks screen, and enter your username and password. For most partner users, the user name is "LIOXNET\username", and the password is the same as your TMS password that you use while logging on http://tms.lionbridge.com.
However, if you are not a Lionbridge partner, click on Click here option that will redirect you to the website: https://partners.lionbridge.com/WorkWithUs/Introduction.aspx
The icon/’More information’ on the screen will take you to the TMS Task App instructions.
If you check "Save Password" checkbox, then your password will be saved in the encrypted format and will be used for re-auithentication. So you will not get logged out from the application ever.
Get push notifications by allowing TMS mobile push notifications on the TMS website. Push notifications notify you of an available task. This task may also be available to other partners. However, if you receive a notification and the task is not listed in the task list view, it is likely that it has already been picked up. Once you receive a notification, ensure to click ‘OK’ to refresh the list.
The indicators located on the extreme left of the screen denote the job status as Red for 'Late', Yellow for 'Almost Late', and Green for 'On time'.
The screen also displays the different task options which are listed in multiple segments below the Navigation Bar such as ‘New Task’ to view a new task, ‘Accepted’ to accept a task, and ‘Rejected’ to reject a task. Each task description is denoted with a Task name, Activity name, Language (To and From), and Project name. Along with these details the ‘End Task Date’ and the number of ‘Words’ to be translated is listed which is denoted by a blue circle.
To view more details of a particular, click on the task that will take you to the detailed task screen page.
Below the Navigation Bar in the task detail screen, there are three tabs namely Details, Instruction, and Contact.
The Details screen lists details for the below: * Activity name, Language (To and From). * Total - The total number of words in the task. * Effort - The number of words that the vendor has to work on. * Due on - The due date of the task. * Due in - The due in date is calculated on the basis of current date subtracted by the due date.
The Instruction screen lists details on the task instructions.
The Contact screen provides the details of the contact person for the task.
TMS Tasks shows all the tasks, not just tasks accepted on the device but also accepted from the website http://www.tms.lionbridge.com. To view more details on 'Accepted Tasks', click the > icon that will to take you to the detailed screen. The more details screen is unavailable for 'Rejected' tasks.
Use swipe to the left gesture, and tap on ‘Accept’ to accept a task or ‘Reject’ to reject a task.
When you accept any new task for the first time, a pop-up window appears wherein you will be prompted to rate the app. If you click Rate Now option, a window opens that allows you to rate, write a review or do both. If you click Remind me later option, you will be prompted to rate the app again on accepting a new task after seven days. And, if you click Never , you will never be prompted again for the same.
Pull to refresh layout is an indeterminate progress animation below the Navigation Bar. When a user pulls down the screen, it triggers a refresh event on the mobile device that implements this pattern. The user will get to see the updated/new task when he/she pulls down the screen.
Once you log in to the TMS tasks app, and arrive in the task list screen, pulldown to refresh and view the list of updated tasks.
When the TMS tasks app is brought back to the foreground after being in the background, the tasks gets updated once you pulldown to refresh.
The user can now update his SPP availability calendar directly from the TMS Tasks app to let the lionbridge know when is he unavailable for translations.By selecting the date from the calendar, The user can Create an event, Update the created event, and Delete the created event.
The icon/'Availability' on the account screen will take you to the Availability screen.The User can now: * Set his availability from TMS Mobile which will get reflected in VDB and vice-versa. * Update the created event from the TMS Mobile which will get reflected in VDB. * Delete the created event from TMS Mobile which will get reflected in VDB and vice-versa. * Tap on the '+' icon or tap on the present date or any future date to create an event. * Enter the title provided,Select the start date and end date accordingly,Tap on save. * To delete an event,tap on the created event and tap on delete.
TMS Tasks is now localizable to the following languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese (Simplified). It will determine your app language based on your device-level settings.
The User can set his device language to any of the languages; French,Italian,German,Spanish,Portugese and Chinese(Simplified): * The TMS app will get localized to the respective language chosen and set from the device
Settings can be accessed from the my account screen.
The icon on the screen will take you to the Settings screen.Here user can enable/disable push notification.
The icon on the screen will take you to the TMS Task App help website.
The icon on the screen will take you to the TMS Task In-App feedback screen.
Feedback can be accessed from the Settings screen.
You can submit feedback in the following categories.
My account can be accessed from any of the task screens where the icon is available.
User can see Financial information, such as totals for owed and paid invoices, in the "My Account" page
My Account login screen is also used to sign out/log out from the TMS task.