Using TM from different languages
Thread poster: Olga Pinchuk

Olga Pinchuk  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:43
English to Ukrainian
+ ...
Mar 12, 2011

Across Personal Edition v5.00.0 SP1_D_en

Is it possible to use simultaneously two translation memories (from two language pairs)? I'd like to use English-Russian TM while translating in English-Ukrainian language pair.


Jing Nie
Local time: 00:43
Member (2011)
English to Chinese
+ ...
Combine two TMs Mar 13, 2011

Firstly, export Russian TM as TMX.
Open the TMX using Notepad++( A powerful tool for text editing, freeware). Search the Lanuguage code for Russian , replaced all of them with Ukrainian language code.

Then import this modified TMX file into your current TM.

Be careful , backup your current TM before beginning.


Local time: 23:43
Change target language of Search Center to "All languages" Mar 16, 2011

While translating in crossDesk click on "Select languages" button of Search Center window. Select as target language.
This won't work for you if you have some other language pairs (not only English-Russian and English-Ukrainian).

By the way, if you do it in a way, described by Jing Nie, you will never be able to say, if TM was Ukrainian or Russian before this operation (all TMs will become Russian).


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Using TM from different languages

Advanced search

Déjà Vu X3
Try it, Love it

Find out why Déjà Vu is today the most flexible, customizable and user-friendly tool on the market. See the brand new features in action: *Completely redesigned user interface *Live Preview *Inline spell checking *Inline

More info »
SDL Trados Studio 2019 Freelance
The leading translation software used by over 250,000 translators.

SDL Trados Studio 2019 has evolved to bring translators a brand new experience. Designed with user experience at its core, Studio 2019 transforms how new users get up and running and helps experienced users make the most of the powerful features.

More info »

  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search