Mobile menu

Importing multiple TMs
Thread poster: xxxNatasa Hriba
xxxNatasa Hriba
Local time: 02:37
English to Slovenian
Mar 21, 2008


Does someone know if it's possible to import more than one .txt exported TM into another TM? I would like to import them at the same time, not one by one.



Direct link Reply with quote

Annelise Meyer  Identity Verified
Local time: 02:37
English to French
+ ...
Not in Workbench Mar 22, 2008

Hi Natasa,

as far as I am aware, you cannot import several txt files simultaneously into a single TM. I am afraid you have to pick them one after the other one...


Direct link Reply with quote

Vito Smolej
Local time: 02:37
Member (2004)
English to Slovenian
+ ...
a single-line DOS trick seems to do it Mar 22, 2008

I would like to import them at the same time, not one by one.

seems like concatenating the txt files does the trick:

i) open a DOS window (command) and switch to the subdirectory where the TXT files are

ii) type in as follows: copy OneBig.txt + *.txt

iii) import then OneBig.txt into TWB

What would we do without the good ol' DOS ...

Regards in lep pozdrav


PS: Datoteki se lahko tudi reče "VseSkupaj.txt";)

[Edited at 2008-03-22 18:11]

Direct link Reply with quote
xxxNatasa Hriba
Local time: 02:37
English to Slovenian
Can't seem to handle the DOS commands Mar 27, 2008

Dear Vito

thank you for your kind reply. I have tried what you suggested but doesn't seem to work. Since I'm not a very skilled (actually, not at all skilled) DOS user, I might need more detailed instructions (if possible). Can you explain again what I should do:

- gather all the .txt files (for import) into one folder?
- access this folder via DOS?
- then what exactly?

I just typed in the command you wrote and failed.

Thank you again!

Kind regards

Direct link Reply with quote

To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Importing multiple TMs

Advanced search

Translation news related to SDL Trados

The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »
Protemos translation business management system
Create your account in minutes, and start working! 3-month trial for agencies, and free for freelancers!

The system lets you keep client/vendor database, with contacts and rates, manage projects and assign jobs to vendors, issue invoices, track payments, store and manage project files, generate business reports on turnover profit per client/manager etc.

More info »

All of
  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs