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Announcements, Discussions, Messages

With announcements and discussions, you can share important updates or instructions with other people in your organization, as well as talk about how something should be translated.

What's the difference between the two? Announcements work on a project level, whereas discussions happen on a team level. By default, everyone involved in a project will get notified of any project announcements. Likewise, team members will be notified of any team discussions.

Sending an announcement

To send an announcement:

  • Select a project from the project navigation in the Dashboard.

  • Click Announcements.

  • Click the Add announcement button in the header.project-announcements.png#asset:430

  • Add a subject for the announcement and type your message.project-new-announcement.png#asset:431

  • Hit Add to send the announcement.

Starting a discussion

To start a discussion:

  • Go to the Teams page from the top navigation.

  • Look for the team you want to start a discussion in and click the Speech icon bubble.png#asset:1112.

  • Click New discussion in the header.

  • In the dropdown, specify whether you want this discussion to be for all languages on a team, or just a specific language.

  • Add a subject for the discussion and type your message.teams-new-discussion.png#asset:429

  • Hit Add to start the discussion.

Messages

Transifex offers an in-app messaging system. Unlike Announcements and Discussions, messages can be sent to individual collaborators.

To send a message:

  • In the main navigation, click on your profile image in the top right corner.

  • From the dropdown menu, select Messages

  • Here you have a messaging system with the received (Inbox) and sent messages. To start a new message, click on Compose.

    The recipient will receive both in-app and email notifications about this message.

    To send a message to multiple recipients, just add their usernames separated by a comma:

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