How do I use the Upload/Download Task in TMS to perform my assignment?

How do I use the Upload/Download Task in TMS to perform my assignment?

When you receive an  assignment offer on acceptance it will appear in your current task list within your Linguist Tasks Portal.

To download the files for your assignment:

1. Log into GMS with your log in details (


2. Click the thebigword tms -  Linguist Tasks tile on the dashboard.


3. Select the  Current tab to display a list of your accepted assignments and select the one you wish to work on.  If you still need to accept your assignment please go to the Offered tab within your Linguist Tasks Portal.

3. Click the Offline Process button.



4. Click  Download Files at the top of the page, which allows you to download and save the files that are associated with the assignment you wish to work on.

5. If required click Download Reference Files  to download any reference files that have been included with the assignment. This will only appear if reference files are available. 

6. You should now have all the files you require to complete your assignment.    

To submit your completed assignment you will need to upload the files in TMS by following these steps:

1.  Log into GMS with your log in details and open TMS Linguist Tasks from your dashboard.

2. Go to your Current task list and select the assignment you wish to upload completed work for.

3. Click the Offline Process button.

4. You will now see a green Add Files button, click this and add the files for the assignment you have been working on.  The files for the assignment will then be uploaded.

6. Once the files have been uploaded you can click the Upload button to confirm that all files have been correctly selected.

7. If the file name has changed then you will receive a warning message that it does not match the file name of the source file. Click Yes to continue only if you are certain the files you are uploading is correct.


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