LBTimer's help

Installation Icon Popup Menu Main Panel Timesheets Settings Custom Research links

Installation

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Sign in to Chrome with your rater Gmail account. More info here.
  3. Open LBTimer's page in Google Chrome Webstore
  4. Click on the  + ADD TO CHROME  button on the top right
  5. LBTimer is now installed and you can see the icon at the right side of the address bar

    LBTimer's icon
  6. Upon installation, you'll be prompted to allow LBTimer to access Google Drive™, where your work records will be stored, and the Main Panel will open.
  7. LBTimer will work automatically when you open the Rater Hub page.

Icon

LBTimer's icon appears at the right side of the address bar (Omnibox)

LBTimer's icon

The icon provides information about the current state of the extension

← There are tasks available in the Rater Hub page.
← There are no tasks available in the Rater Hub page.
← A task is active and the timer is running.
← You are getting close to the allotted time for the current task.
← You have reached the allotted time for the current task.
← The timer is paused
← The extension is inactive.

Clicking the icon will open the Popup menu.

Main Panel

You can open the Main Panel by clicking on the orange bar in the popup menu.

Popup menu
Popup menu

When you first install LBTimer, the Main Panel will show a welcome message with some instructions:

Main Panel
LBTimer's Main Panel

Hovering your mouse over the top left clock icon will display the main menu:

Main menu
LBTimer's main menu

From the main menu you can:

Timesheets

Weekly timesheet

Weekly timesheet
Weekly timesheet

In the weekly timesheet you can see the tasks completed and time spent in them during the week. The tasks are divided by task type and the last columns show the totals for the week. You can also see a month summary in the bottom left.

The times are shown in minutes, with the totals shown either in minutes or in hours:minutes format. You can change how the totals are displayed in the settings (Settings > Timing > Show totals in hh:mm format). To quickly change the format in which the totals are displayed, click on any cell that says TOTAL.

Hovering your mouse over any cell with a timig total (daily, weekly or monthly) will display the earnings of that period. You can configure your hourly wages in the settings (Settings > Misc > Hourly wage)

You can navigate to the previous or following week using the buttons "<<" and ">>". The button labeled "today" will show the current week, with the current day highlighted. You can also use the date picker under the "today" button to quickly navigate to any specific date.

You can quickly open the monthly timesheet by clicking on the month's name in the bottom left summary table.

To edit any day's record, click on the date you want to edit on the top row. A dialog will open where you can manually edit the records for that day.

Edition dialog

When it is time to fill the timesheet in Lionbridge's portal, LBTimer can fill it automatically for you with the recorded data. Just click one of the buttons shown below to automatically fill the timesheet with the AET (average estimated time) or the real time spent in the tasks.

Timesheet auto-fill
Timesheet auto-fill buttons

Monthly Timesheet

Monthly timesheet
Monthly timesheet

The monthly timesheet shows the time spent in rating tasks during the month. Clicking on any day's time will open the corresponding weekly timesheet.

Hovering your mouse over any cell will show the earnings for that day. You can configure your hourly wages in the settings (Settings > Misc > Hourly wage)

You can navigate to the previous or following month using the buttons "<<" and ">>". The button labeled "today" will show the current month, with the current day highlighted.

Settings

Notifications

Notification
LBTimer's desktop notification

Sounds

Automation

Timing

E-mail

Misc

Custom Research links

The custom research links allow you to quickly open relevant review results to evaluate webpages, for Page Quality tasks.

It allows you to write your own research links, so that you can create your own search queries that are relevant in your locale and language.

It uses a series of "wildcards" so you can quickly research the webpage and website of your task without having to write a new search query each time. The available wildcards are:

You can assign a label to each of the 5 possible web research links to easily identify them while completing the rating task.

Examples:
Task URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/example/page/here
Task language: English(UK)
LBTimer: - Open it! - Check scam - Wiki
LabelCustom linkAction when clicked
Open it!%urlOpens the webpage http://www.bbc.co.uk/example/page/here
Check scamIs %host a scam -site:%hostMakes a web search → Is bbc.co.uk a scam -site:bbc.co.uk
Wikiwikipedia "%host"Makes a web search → wikipedia "bbc.co.uk"
Task URL: https://m.lemonde.fr/francais/page/ici
Task language: French(FR)
LBTimer: - Main page - Reputation - Scam
LabelCustom linkAction when clicked
Main page%mainOpens the webpage https://m.lemonde.fr
Reputation%host réputation -site:%hostMakes a web search → lemonde.fr réputation -site:lemonde.fr
Scam"%host" arnaque rapportMakes a web search → "lemonde.fr" arnaque rapport
Task URL: http://www.newsradioklbj.com/news/austin-local-news/condo-scam-suspect-charged-burglary
Task language: English(US)
LBTimer: - Open - Alexa - Wiki
LabelCustom linkAction when clicked
Open%urlOpens the webpage http://www.newsradioklbj.com/news/austin-local-news/condo-scam-suspect-charged-burglary
Alexa%host site:alexa.comMakes a web search → newsradioklbj.com site:alexa.com
Wikihttps://wikipedia.org/w/?search=%hostOpens the webpage: https://wikipedia.org/w/?search=newsradioklbj.com