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Thread poster: Sylvain Leray

Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:57
German to French
Feb 27, 2006

SDL Trados 7.1.0.719
Word 2002

Hi,
The minimuml match value of my current TM is set to 50%, and I have no specific penalties.

I have two consecutive segments which look so:

Ergebnis der Streckenprüfung positiv
Ergebnis der Streckenprüfung negativ

How do you explain that I get no match at all for the second one?

TIA,
Sylvain


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Ricki Farn
Germany
Local time: 12:57
Member (2005)
English to German
Have you tried reorganising the TM? Feb 27, 2006

This looks like a bug to me.

Ricki


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Harry Bornemann  Identity Verified
Mexico
English to German
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It's a Business Secret :-) Feb 27, 2006

Sylvain Leray wrote:
Ergebnis der Streckenprüfung positiv
Ergebnis der Streckenprüfung negativ

How do you explain that I get no match at all for the second one?

Theoretically, it should be about:
(Ergebnis der Streckenprüfung)/(Ergebnis der Streckenprüfung positiv negativ)
= 3 / 5 = 60%

In Trados 6.5 it is 75%.


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 12:57
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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Is the formatting of both senteces different? Feb 27, 2006

Or did you set all penalties to zero (0)?

However sometimes the matches are found not in a logical way for me. Quite often, when "left" is changed to "right", Trados does find the match with "left" not or the match value is not as high as some other match, which makes not so much sense. I do not have any explanation for that.

Regards
Jerzy


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