CSV File Download Options
CSV Files support three options for downloading translations
1) Download a single translated file for a single language.
Available in dashboard or via API as with other file types.
2) Download translations for multiple languages in a single file by row
Accessible via API by specifying a comma-separated list of locales for the
localeparameter, or by specifying
all. Row-based output is the default for multiple language download.
- Outputs translations for multiple languages by creating an extra row for each locale.
For this option, it is recommended that you use the
translation_language_pathdirective to specify an empty column to label the language of each row and the
output_original_row directiveto specify whether you wish the source language to be included in the download. See example.
3) Download translations for multiple locales in a single file by column.
By default, multi-language downloads are organized by row, but you can also choose to organize languages by column instead by using the translations_in_columns directive in the original file.
This will cause downloaded files to create an additional column for each translated language immediately to the right of each translatable column. Translation columns are ordered alphabetically by locale code. The original string is always included in this download type.
Note: By default, Smartling labels languages for both row-based and column-based downloads using the locale code (e.g. en-EN, es-US, etc). You can choose alternative labels using the