How to access translation features in Drupal 7

There are different ways to access Drupal translation functionality depending on what is being translated. Here's a quick reference table for the various translation access points.

Topic Translate tab Translate page Localization client Other
Interface strings  
X
X
 
Entity (Entity translation)
X
     
Node (Content translation)
X
    Edit translated node directly
Block (custom)
X
    Contextual link
Block (module)
X*
X
X
Contextual link*
Menu (name)
X
     
Menu item
X
     
Vocabulary (name)
X
     
Vocabulary terms
X
     
Views (strings)  
X
X
Operations link
Panels (titles)  
X
X
 

* = for overridden block titles only

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