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Workbench not finding any matches - Hebrew/Yiddish problem?
Thread poster: Lena Watson

Lena Watson
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Yiddish to English
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Oct 27, 2008

I am translating in TagEditor from English into Yiddish (though Hebrew is the closest match I can select as the target language), but Workbench is not finding any matches, even though the source text is very repetitive. This is the first time I have used TRADOS with Yiddish (and I am still rather new to it in general), so I don't know if my problem is language-specific or more general.

I have set my filters as wide as possible, but it makes no difference. Has anyone encountered a similar problem (and solved it)? Thanks,

Lena


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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Polish to German
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Workbench is always searching/comparing the source Oct 28, 2008

so the target makes no difference (at least IMHO).

What is you minimu match value setting?
Is the text tagged?
How big is your translation memory?


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Vito Smolej
Germany
Local time: 09:24
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Check TM with maintainance Oct 28, 2008

... but Workbench is not finding any matches, even though the source text is very repetitive.

When I had this kind of problems, I could figure usually figure it out by browsing through the TM with the Maintainance (File > Maintainance ...)


[urejeno ob 2008-10-28 06:28]


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Lena Watson
Local time: 08:24
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Hardly any TM yet Oct 28, 2008

Thanks for your replies. I changed the match filter from 70% to 30%, without any success.

Yes, the source is tagged, but as this is the first document I have translated into Yiddish with TRADOS, the TM would only include about 10 translation units I have already translated in the same document. Workbench even fails to recognize the immediately preceding unit, even though the text is virtually the same. Am I missing something?

Lena

[Edited at 2008-10-28 22:36]


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