Lock segments in Workbench 6.5
Thread poster: Denise Satchell
Denise Satchell
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Apr 6, 2005

In Trados 6.5 LSP, does anyone know how to lock segments that are 100% so that I can send them to the translators already locked/greyed out?

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Which file format? Apr 6, 2005

Hi Denise,
Are you referring to files processed in TagEditor?

Best, Ralf


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Denise Satchell
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Lock segments Apr 6, 2005

No, I refer to the ability to simply lock segments so that the translator is unable to translate a particular segment, ie one wishes to protect the name of a product, or simply a segment that has 100% match.

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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XTranslate? Apr 6, 2005

Hi again,
The only thing I can think of is using the XTranslate Wizard - have a look at the documentation which was installed with T6.5, or download the XTranslate Wizard User Guide from TranslationZone.

HTH, Ralf


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xxxOlaf
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Use XTranslate or mark files up as XTranslate Apr 6, 2005

Denise Satchell wrote:

In Trados 6.5 LSP, does anyone know how to lock segments that are 100% so that I can send them to the translators already locked/greyed out?


If your files are ttx files you could open them in Notepad and search for Tu MatchPercent="100" and replace it with
Tu MatchPercent="101" this will "promote" all 100% matches to grey XU (xtranslate) matches. You could then instruct the translators to ignore all Xtranslate matches. Of course, if you have an XTranslate license you should use XTranslate instead.

Olaf

[Edited at 2005-04-06 16:02]


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