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Thread poster: Alexandra Speirs

Alexandra Speirs  Identity Verified
Local time: 05:26
Italian to English
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Mar 12, 2007

I've just started using Trados (6.5 Freelance) so it still has a lot of mystery for me.... I see that, when I made my clean-up file, it also produced a backup (filename.BAK). Do I need to keep this file? I have kept the uncleaned file with its original name.

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Mulyadi Subali  Identity Verified
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Local time: 11:26
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.bak = uncleaned file Mar 12, 2007

you can open .bak in ms word. it is the uncleaned file.

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Angeliki Papadopoulou  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 06:26
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Re Back-up files Mar 12, 2007

Alexandra,

Trados automatically saves a "bak" file when you clean up your translation, and as our colleague says in his response, .bak files can be opened in word for correction, TM updating. Whether you keep it or not depends on what you usually do, or what you plan to do, or if the agency/customer you are working with, actually requires them.

Hope this helps!

regards
Lina


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