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How do we add comments to our edits?

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How do we add comments to our edits?

I see them in mine sometimes (that I receive) and wish I could do the same when I make corrections. (or even leave one with on of my own translations, to inquire if more advanced DLers might not have a better take on some nuance).

Or can I not see them because I'm only level 3 maybe?

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Wolhay
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You need to be in "Original" mode rather than "Translation".

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jrikhal
jrikhal
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Yes. And IMO, avoid "Translation" mode (which shouldn't be called like that since it almost imply that you can't translate in the other mode) since you can't comment there.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/stecchetto
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It also seems a bit slow and buggy for me, although maybe it's just interacting poorly with something else on my computer. In any case, I hope they make some improvements to "Translation" view at some point, including enabling commenting, because it's often very convenient to be able to see a whole section of the translated article at a time instead of just the one sentence you're working on. Even though I now do most of my editing in "Original" mode, I still use "Translation" mode when I want to check a translation for errors, consistency, and overall quality.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rogduo
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Agreed. I tend to do edits when I´m also adding translations, so I guess I´ve always done it from translation. I will probably break that into two and do more edits from original, now that Wolhay and kindly set me straight. Thanks again!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jrikhal
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NB: You can do both (commenting and translating) from the "original" view.
"Translation" view (meaning just that you see on a same page the original text and the current translation) has some advantages, but lack the possibility to comment.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rogduo
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Great feedback, thanks!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rogduo
rogduo
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Thanks, I´ll look into it. Seems odd since we would use it most (or I would anwyay) when translating, but fair enough.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/122f

I'm sorry, do you mean by edits when you edit a comment?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rogduo
rogduo
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I mean to add comments to our edits of someone else´s translation.

4 years ago