If you want to edit only certain segments, use the filter settings to have only segments with certain properties displayed in the Editing Window. These properties can be select through the filters in the function bar.No filter is set by default.

Activate Filter

  1. In the editing view, click on Filter in the toolbar.
  2. Select filter category.
  3. Select filter.

Result: All segments with the properties of the filter are displayed. Segments without the filter properties are hidden from display.

Overview filter properties

For a better overview, the filters in ONTRAM are divided into categories.

Filter category: Content

Filter name

Without target language entry

Segments without content or an empty entry in the target language segment.

With translation

Segments with contents or an empty entry in the target language segment.

Empty target language field (<e>)

Segment with an empty entry (<e> tag) in the target language segment

Target language = Source language

Segments with identical content in source and target language segment


Segments that can be edited in the Table view.

With terminology

Segments that contain terminology.

With repetitions

Segments that occur exactly as more than once

With similar segments

Segments that already occur with similar text, fuzzy repetitions

With label

Segments that have received a specific label. The different label options are displayed and can be checked or unchecked.

Filter category: Translation Memory

Filter name

With 100%-TM match

Segments with 100% matches from Translation Memory

With fuzzy TM suggestion

Segments with >60 -99% match from the translation memory

Without 100% TM match

Segments without 100% matches from Translation Memory

Do not export to TM

Segments that should not be exported to Translation Memory

With ID match preallocationt

Segments with preallocated ID matches

Without ID-match preallocation

Segments without preallocated ID matches

Without secure 100% TM matches or ID matches preallocated

Segments for which 100% TM matches or ID matches exist, but which have not been preallocated

Filter category: Workflow

Filter name


Segments that have been changed since the last Workflow transfer*


Segments for which comments were recorded*

Changes and Comments

Segments that have been changed since the last Workflow transfer as well as segments for which comments were recorded.

Change Request

Segments with change requests that have not been adopted.

Markings (checked or Has been checked)

Segments marked Check or Checked

Note: The result of these filters with * can be viewed and edited in the Reports menu in list form with history, as well as exported to an Excel file.


Filter category: Optional QA checks

Filter name

Without target language entry

Segments, without target language entry

Target language=Output language

Segments containing the same target language as the source language

Overlong fields

Segments that contain an overlong translation

Change requests not checked

Segments that contain unchecked change requests

Incorrect placeholders

Segments with incorrect placeholders

Structure error


Segments with structural errors

Nested superscripts and subscripts

Segments with nested superscripts and subscripts

Not accepted author's corrections

Segments with author's corrections not transferred

Text consistency:

Same translation for different source languages

Segments that contain the same translation for different source languages

Text consistency: Different translations for the same source language

Segments that contain a different translation for the same source language

Note: This filter only lists the QA checks that have not already been configured on the workflow used.


Filtering of target language segments using marked segments exemplary

By selecting specific target language segments, the user can filter target language segments during or after editing. The marking function is located below the target language segment. By default, marking is not activated. The marker function is only displayed if it was previously activated in the view setting.

The user can choose between the Check and Was checked markers.

Adding a Marking

  1. Under a target language segment, click on the word None next to the marker function.
  2. A drop-down opens.
  3. Select a marking from the drop-down.

Result: The target language segment receives the selected marking. Use the Markings filter to filter the Content area for segments with markings.

Note: To remove the selection, click None from the drop-down or click the "Cancel this filter" button at the end of the order path.


Filter category: Source language correction

Filter name

All source language corrections

Segments with source language corrections

Unprocessed source language corrections

Segments with source language corrections that have not yet been transferred


Filter category: QA check

The QA checkfillter category is shown only if a QA check was set for the Job or Job part. In the QA check category only those filters can be selected for which QA checks were set in the Job.

An overview of all adjustable QA checks can be found in the chapter QA checks.