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How can I create a Translation Memory in Trados after I have finished with the translation?
Thread poster: Evi Prokopi
Evi Prokopi  Identity Verified
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Jun 1, 2007

I am told that I can create a TM after finishing the translation (without using trados). How is this possible? I have to translate something, but my computer crashed, so I use my old one (which doesn't have trados). I want to finish the translation before the deadline and create the TM afterwards...

Please, any tip is welcome!!!


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Nesrin  Identity Verified
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Use WinAlign Jun 1, 2007

You can use WinAlign to align source and target files, then import the result into your Trados Memory. It's fairly straightforward if both files have a similar layout.

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Evi Prokopi  Identity Verified
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thanks so much Jun 1, 2007

I have never used winalign, but thanks very much for the tip, i hope it will work.. :S

does it take a long time to create it, though?

[Edited at 2007-06-01 23:05]


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Evija Rimšāne  Identity Verified
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Using WinAlign Jun 2, 2007

Evi Prokopi wrote:

does it take a long time to create it, though?

[Edited at 2007-06-01 23:05]


It takes few seconds when you are familiar with it:)

Take a look here:
http://www.proz.com/translation-articles/articles/593/1/WinAlign-Beginners'-Guide


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Jerónimo Fernández  Identity Verified
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It shouldn't take much Jun 2, 2007

Evi Prokopi wrote:


does it take a long time to create it, though?


Hi Evi,

It depends on how long your files are, but it usually is pretty quick.


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Evi Prokopi  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Jun 2, 2007

Thanks very much!

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