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Screenshots are very useful for translators collaborating on a software localization project. With the POEditor localization platform, you can share images with your translators using the Comment System. There are two ways in which you can add screenshots:

Upload screenshots directly in the comments section

To add a screenshot for a particular string this way, click on the comment icon next to string and then click on the photo icon in the comment box. You can select the image from your computer, drag it, or paste it in the comment box from your clipboard. This will generate a public link to the image you uploaded.

Upload screenshot in comments - POEditor translation management system

After the link for the uploaded image appears, click Add to insert it in the comments.

Upload screenshots somewhere else and link them in the comment section

Upload the screenshots somewhere, where it is most convenient for you (on your site or on a file hosting website, for example). Then, copy/paste each link in the comment section of the corresponding term.

When your translators will open the comment section, they will get a preview of the image that was linked there, which can be enlarged by clicking on it.

The screenshot links you add in the first comments in your localization project will be preserved in your exported localization file.

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