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SDL Trados 2007: Cleaning problems
Thread poster: KatiaCristina

KatiaCristina
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:22
English to German
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Jul 31, 2008

Hello,

I received a file from a translator and I wanted to clean it into my new created TM. I use SDL Trados 2007 and the translator has Trados 6.5.

In the clean up window appears cleaned: 13 word: 101, cleaned and updated: 0.
If I open the concordance or make an export of my the TM, I can see that the TM is empty.
from the cleaning process I get a .doc and a .bak file. The text in the .doc is green istead of black, but there seems to be no more hidden text.

Is there anything I do wrong? Might there be a problem with the different Trados versions?

Thanks in advance.
Best, Cristina

[Edited at 2008-07-31 10:26]


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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Polish to German
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Did you make sure "Update TM" is checked? Jul 31, 2008

Or did you simply leave all settings by default...

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Martin Wenzel
Germany
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Open the memory to see if there is anything in it Jul 31, 2008

Sometimes users don't export TMs correctly, so you may have an empty TM. I think you can even open it with the notepad program....

Martin


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KatiaCristina
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:22
English to German
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I ticked "Update TM" Aug 4, 2008

Dear Jerzy and Martin,
thank you very much for your answer. I had the cleaning settings on default and I just had to tick the box "update TM" and so happy that it works now.
Thank you so much for your help.
Best,
Cristina


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