There’s no topic for it, so thought of creating a small note.

**1.How is it calculated?**

% subbed for 1 episode = number of subtitles done / total subtitles

Total subtitles = total segments = D

**2.Is the % in the subtitle editor the same as the % shown in the list of episodes?**

**Is the % in the list of episodes the same as the % shown in the video?**

Not always because the updating of % can ask time.

The real % = % in subtitle editor

The one that is nearer to the real one = % shown when you click on the video and not the % shown in the list of episodes.

=> So if viewers don’t see the same % you see in the subtitle editor, it’s normal.

You can tell them to click on the video to see a more accurate % or communicate the real %.

**3.How to calculate the % of subbing accurately for a mod or volunteer for 1 part? ©**

**3.1. Find how many subs to be done in 1 part = A**

Ctrl + F: search for “add” or “add a subtitle”

Or the same word or sentence in your language that means “add a subtitle” = the basic sentence shown in each subtitle box before anyone enters a sub.

You have the number of subs to be done for each part = A

What’s its use?

-know how long it will take to fill one part or to sub an episode, if it’s a short part, etc… to organize your time.

Normally 1 part ~ 100 subs ~ 15 min-20 min-30 min-40 min

If I have a part of 80 subs and need a break of 20 min while doing a report: I know I can have time to sub this part and finish it and come back to write my report.

=> most subbers want to take the short parts and leave the longer parts when you communicate them the number of subs to be done for each part (on a googlesheet for ex:

Column 1 => part 1, p2, etc.

Column 2 => number of subs to be done)

So you have:

P1 | 100 subs

P2 | 130 subs

P3 | 94 subs

P4 | 78 subs

So it’s up to mods to communicate the number of subs for each part, but each subber can calculate it themselves.

**3.2 Knowing how many subs you did in 1 part = B**

Ctrl+F: your username - 1 (don’t count the one showing in the chat box) = B

=> at this point: B/A = the % shown on top of that part in the subtitle editor = C

=> could report the % of each part to calculate the % subbed for 1 ep.

In the case you edit, B being the numer of edited subs: B/A = the % of errors you fixed for 1 part

This % is not indicated on Viki.

**4.How to calculate the % of subbing for 1 episode?**

Since the % shown in the list of episode and the % shown when you click on the video are not always the real % (updating time), the only way for you to know the real % => wait for the updating to be done once the subbing part is finished or calculate it yourselves (automatic formula in a google sheet) and avoid looking at the main page of an episode to gain time.

**4.1 Reporting each % for each part: approximative method**

You need C (= % done for each part) so you have C1, C2, C3, C4 for each part representing the % of completion for each part.

Sum the % of completion for each part and divide by the number of parts.

If an episode has 4 parts:

P1: 100% subbed = C1

P2: 50% subbed = C2

P3: 0% subbed = C3

P4: 0% subbed = C4

C1 + C2 + C3 + C4 / 4 parts = (100%+50%)/4 = 37.5% => the episode is 37.5% subbed

If you have less or more parts, same:

P1: 20%

P2: 50%

P3: 0%

(20%+50%)/3 parts = 23.33% subbed for the ep

Etc.

It’s useful when you work with googlesheets and copy paste the same formula from ep 1 until the end. It will calculate automatically without you having to write again the formula.

**Important precision: if you take % to calculate another %, it will always be approximative.**

**To know the real % for 1 episode, you will have to use numbers of subs filled in each part and not their %.**

**Read 4.2 to calculate real % using bulk translation or the longer method.**

**4.2 Real %: calculate with real numbers and not taking % (taking a % is taking a truncated number) => accurate method**

Either: enter Bulk translation, top left:

Number of subs done for the ep / number of segments =% subbed for the ep

Either (longer):

You need A for each part (number of subs done for each part) and the number of segments of the episode D.

(A1+A2+A3+A4)/ number of segments D = % done

The easiest and the most accurate way: bulk translation and take 2 numbers on top left, divide.

The one that could be the easiest if you work with googlesheets: since each subber indicates the % he did, use directly these % (but it won’t be as accurate as methods in 4.2).

Insert a formula to add them and divide by the number of parts.

PS: to have %, result × 100