Trados and SDLX memories - Changing source and target languages
Thread poster: Boris Tsikel
Boris Tsikel  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 07:50
English to French
Mar 5, 2009

Hello,

I have an Enlgish (Britain)>French (France) memory. Can I convert it to English (Canada)>French (Canada) memory? If yes, what is the procedure is Trados AND in SDLX?

Thank you a lot!

Boris

[Modifié le 2009-03-05 07:43 GMT]

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Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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English to Czech
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In Trados Mar 5, 2009

Hi Boris,
I don't know about SDLX, but I think the procedure should be same both in Trados and in SDLX:
1. Export your TM into TMX;
2. Create a new TM (English (Canada) > French (Canada));
3. Import the TMX there.

All the best,

Stanislav


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Boris Tsikel  Identity Verified
Canada
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English to French
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"2. Create a new TM (English (Canada) > French (Canada))" Mar 5, 2009

Thank you very much, Stanislav. But I am afraid that since the tmx TM is Br>Fr combination, the units it contains will not be recognized by Canada>Canada combination...

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Claudia Digel  Identity Verified
Germany
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In SDLX Mar 5, 2009

Hi Boris,

In SDLX open the TM in the Maintain module. Select Tools > Utilities > Change Language. In the Change Language dialogue, first select the current source language in the Current Language field and the desired source language in the New Language field. Then do the same for the target language.


HTH

Kind regards,
Claudia


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Boris Tsikel  Identity Verified
Canada
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Thank you! Mar 5, 2009

Thanks Claudia, it works! And the Stanislav' suggestion works perfectly in Trados. Thank you to you both!

Boris


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Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
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Hehe Mar 5, 2009

I knew that.
You can use the same procedure to swap the TM language pair.


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