Text United for Figma

Translate your designs from Figma using Text United

The Text United Figma plugin allows you to connect to your Text United account and translate content from your Figma design.

The main functionality:

  • Extract all the text from your Figma Design
  • Machine-translate instantly
  • Create a translation project for translators from your own team
  • Translate yourself or assign to a team member
  • Order professional translation service
  • Once a project is translated, insert translated content back into your design

Set up

Install the plugin from the Figma Community by searching "Text United" in the search bar on top.

Navigate to Plugins and click on Install

 

This plugin requires an active Text United subscription plan.

 

To start using the plugin, connect to your Text United account using the Company ID and API key. These can be found on the API page here

Copy the company ID, API key, and enter your Text United email address and click Save.

How to use

 

Machine translate

1. Select the source language and the target language. Click on Order translation

2. You will be redirected to translation status

3. Click on the refresh button

3. Click on Apply translation, once the status shows OK

 

Send to Text United

This is a paid service. The content from your Figma design will be extracted to a file and sent to Text United. Our project manager will assign a professional translator to the project. Once it's translated you will receive a notification and you can insert the translated content into your Figma design.

1. Select the source language and the target language. Click on Order translation

2. When you receive the system notification that the project is completed, navigate to Check translation status

3. Click on Apply translation

 

Me and my team

This will create a translation project on your Text United account. A person you choose for the translation task will receive a notification and will log into Text United to translate and complete the task in order for you to insert the translated content back.

If you do not select a translator when setting up a translation task in Figma, a project manager will be able to do that in Text United and to kick off the translation from there.

1. Select a project manager for a project

2. Select translator (from your account's team, this is optional)

3. Select proofreader (from your account's team, this is optional)

4. Select Source and Target languages

5. When you receive a system notification that the project is completed, navigate to Check translation status

3. Click on Apply translation