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How to import a TM from Wordfast into Trados
Thread poster: Jan Lohfert

Jan Lohfert
Germany
Local time: 07:03
Portuguese to German
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Feb 14, 2008

Hello,

We are trying to import a TM from Wordfast into Trados (SDL Prof. 2007).

It doesn't work....

Who can help?


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Anna Branicka  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 07:03
Member (2007)
English to Polish
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ENLASO OLIFANT Feb 14, 2008

You need to convert it using for example Enlaso Olifant - it is free software so try to find it in the Internet.

I hope it will work.

Greetings

Ania


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Leanne Young  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 07:03
Italian to English
advise from Wordfast Feb 14, 2008

I had this problem and wrote to Wordfast and this is what they said, hope it helps:

I believe the user manual explains this. To export your TM to TMX, select the TM in Wordfast or create a new one. Open the TM Editor by clicking its icon on the Wordfast toolbar. Click Tools in the top right corner. Select "Export as TMX" among Special Filters and click OK. Wordfast will create the TM file for you. Your client will be able to import the TMX file in Trados.

Leanne


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Jan Lohfert
Germany
Local time: 07:03
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Problems with the installation of Enlaso Olifant Feb 15, 2008

Anna Branicka wrote:
"You need to convert it using for example Enlaso Olifant - it is free software so try to find it in the Internet.

I hope it will work.

Greetings

Ania
"


Thank you for your reply, Ania.

We downloaded Enlaso Olifant but it requires .NET Framework version 1.1.4322 to install.

We have .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0 but Olifant still doesn't work...


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Richard Hall  Identity Verified
United States
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Okapi Olifant Feb 15, 2008

Download and try to install Okapi Olifant. As far as I understand Enlaso Olifant is no longer updated but Okapi Olifant is. I have installed both.
The url is: http://okapi.sourceforge.net

[Edited at 2008-02-15 12:31]


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Jan Lohfert
Germany
Local time: 07:03
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Now it works! Feb 15, 2008

Richard Hall wrote:

Download and try to install Okapi Olifant. As far as I understand Enlaso Olifant is no longer updated but Okapi Olifant is. I have installed both.
The url is: http://okapi.sourceforge.net

[Edited at 2008-02-15 12:31]


Hello Richard,

Thank you for the link.

I found the same one five minutes ago and now it works!!

Best regards

Jan


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