how to spell-check a TM
Thread poster: DaVinciWoerden

DaVinciWoerden
Local time: 06:42
Dutch to English
Jun 11, 2008

Hello,

Does anyone know how to spell-check a Trados Translation Memory?

Thanks


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 07:42
Member (2003)
Finnish to German
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I would export to txt and view in Word Jun 11, 2008

I don't know if it can be done as tmw-file.
Regards
Heinrich


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Remigiusz Drewniak KONTYNENT  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 06:42
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the way I would do it Jun 11, 2008

export, copy to word the part containing phrases, convert to table (remember that ^p is end of paragraph), spell-check one column, convert table to text with #separator, convert # to complete TM tags (remember that ^p is end of paragraph), copy to a txt export file, import

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Vito Smolej
Germany
Local time: 06:42
Member (2004)
English to Slovenian
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How I spell check TM Jun 11, 2008

i) export it as TXT
ii) use PlusToyz to create a two-column Word file
iii) spell-check the target column
iv) use PlusrToyz to create TXT again
v) import

iii) is the moment where other things can be done, like correcting the fonts, throwing out extra spaces etc. The other suggestions are pretty much equivalent, except they involve what PlusToyz has been doing for all of us for years.

Kudos again to Arkadij Vysotsky for PlusToyz.

The alternative is to export the source (!), translate it, spellcheck it, import it.


[Edited at 2008-06-11 14:22]


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