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Can't pick up TM (txt.)-file
Thread poster: Nina Spencer

Nina Spencer  Identity Verified
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Aug 8, 2007

Hello!

I have been using Trados 6.5 for about a year withour problems. Lately, I can't seem to be able to pick up the TM files sent to me by clients. I go into File>New> or File>Open in the Workbench but can't see the saved file. Is it a bug? I can, however, create a new TM file.

Help much appreciated.
Nina


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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Can't pick up TM (txt.)-file Aug 8, 2007

TXT files can't be open in Workbench, they can be only imported into an existing TM (File - Import). Also, make sure the TXT file is not in the Trados 7 format, otherwise the imported segments will be corrupted.

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Nina Spencer  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Aug 8, 2007

Will try to import. But if it is Trados 7.0, does this mean I can't use the TM at all?

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Nina Spencer  Identity Verified
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It worked! Aug 8, 2007

It worked to import it. Can you tell me if I need to do anything else?

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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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Import Aug 8, 2007

But if it is Trados 7.0, does this mean I can't use the TM at all?


If you import a TXT file in Trados 7 format into Trados 6.5, you will be able to use the TM, but special characters (if any) will be corrupted.

You don't need to do anything else after importing a TXT file.


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