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How to save a TM that's in 6.5 down to 5.0?
Thread poster: Sandra Alboum

Sandra Alboum  Identity Verified
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Jul 20, 2004

Hi.

I've got Trados 6.5, my client has 5.0. She can't open my TM I sent her. How can I save my 6.5 TM into 5.0?

Thanks.
Sandra


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Export/import Jul 20, 2004

Hi Sandra,
I've got Trados 6.5, my client has 5.0. She can't open my TM I sent her.

Of course not, as T6.x uses a different encryption and indexation algorithm.

How can I save my 6.5 TM into 5.0?

Just export the TUs: she'll be able to import them into T5.x without any problems.

HTH, Ralf


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Sandra Alboum  Identity Verified
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Sorry, how do I do that? Jul 20, 2004

Sorry, Ralf ... how do I do that? When I've got workbench open, I go to export, but it really doesn't look like it would be there...? Or is it?

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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File - Export Jul 20, 2004

Hi Sandra,
It's under File - Export.
For more details, please check page 5-28 et seq. of the Translator's Workbench User Guide.

HTH, Ralf


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Judy Rojas  Identity Verified
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Make sure you open the TM in Jul 20, 2004

Sandra Alboum wrote:

Sorry, Ralf ... how do I do that? When I've got workbench open, I go to export, but it really doesn't look like it would be there...? Or is it?


Hi Sandra:
Make sure you open the TM in "Exclusive" mode. Then click on File/Export.
When the "Create Export File" box opens, give a destination, a name, and make sure that you select Translator WorkBench .txt in the Type box.

Then send that text file to your client, who can the import the TM to his 5. TM.

HIH,

Ricardo

[Edited at 2004-07-20 14:55]


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Sandra Alboum  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Jul 20, 2004

I think I got it. Thanks, Trados Gurus!

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Ines Garcia Botana  Identity Verified
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How kind of you... Jul 20, 2004

Thank you for being so kind as to let us learn it so fast!
Ines

Ricardo Martinez de la Torre wrote:

Sandra Alboum wrote:

Sorry, Ralf ... how do I do that? When I've got workbench open, I go to export, but it really doesn't look like it would be there...? Or is it?


Hi Sandra:
Make sure you open the TM in "Exclusive" mode. Then click on File/Export.
When the "Create Export File" box opens, give a destination, a name, and make sure that you select Translator WorkBench .txt in the Type box.

Then send that text file to your client, who can the import the TM to his 5. TM.

HIH,

Ricardo

[Edited at 2004-07-20 14:55]


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