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how to convert trados tmw files into tmx for wordfast?
Thread poster: Mario Della Rocca

Mario Della Rocca  Identity Verified
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Jan 10, 2006

Hello. an outsourcer has offered me to do a technical translation. He would provide the TM that I should update while translating, only that the TM is, among others, a TMW file. I don't have Trados, and Wordfast cannot open it..I also know that the +tools can convert files, but since I can't open the file, it does not work too.Any suggestions? Thankyou in advance

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Milan Condak  Identity Verified
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You can use anotter TM editor Jan 10, 2006

Here is example of using Xbench:

http://www.condak.net/testing/xbench/en/02.html

HTH,
Milan


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Dan Marasescu  Identity Verified
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TMX Jan 10, 2006

Hi,

You should ask your client to export the TM to TMX format. Wordfast can import TMX files.

Good luck,
Dan


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Mario Della Rocca  Identity Verified
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I had to give up, anyway, thankyou. Jan 10, 2006

the outsourcer is not willing to convert the files, so I have to give up, anyway, thankyou.

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Péter Tófalvi  Identity Verified
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Oh, yes Nov 7, 2007

Milan Condak wrote:

Here is example of using Xbench:
http://www.condak.net/testing/xbench/en/02.html
HTH,
Milan


Dear Milan,

This is not an example but a screenshot.
XBench cannot open Trados TMW files, so your example is useless.

Rgds,

P.


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