Is it possible to save translations in Across?
Thread poster: Maria Teresa Pozzi

Maria Teresa Pozzi  Identity Verified
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Jul 19, 2012

Hello everybody,

I was just wondering if it's somehow possibile to save the job you have done in Across.
What happens if one day your computer doesn't start anymore?
I have been told there is no way to save the job done, if you're are afraid your PC has problems, just upload the job you have done until now.

Thank you for your help


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Åsa Campbell  Identity Verified
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Deliver to the server Jul 19, 2012

Hi,

If you are using the remote client then you are right. There is no way of saving a copy locally, you will have to deliver the document to the server.

Personally I do that at the end of the day if I work on a large project, just in case something goes wrong with the computer. If it does you can then retrieve it from another computer and continue with your translation.

Asa


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LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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I did not know there were programs where you could not save your work Jul 19, 2012

would that be possible that your work cannot be saved? Saving, or even more, automatic saving of your work, is the most important thing for a translator, much more important than TM. Lay-out and organization of the text would be number two, in my opinion, something that helps the translator to make the text look presentable. Various spell checking programs will be number three, in my opinion. I am sure Across must allow saving. Otherwise it would be just a joke of a program.

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Thierry Raymond  Identity Verified
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Export as TMX Jul 19, 2012

Hello,

There is one way:

Open crosstank, then export as TMX (you will have to define some settings).

However some clients choose to block this Export function...

Thierry


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Maria Teresa Pozzi  Identity Verified
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This seams the easiest way Jul 19, 2012

One question: if you upload the job at the end of each day, is it still on your computer the next day or do you have to donwload it again every time?

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Åsa Campbell  Identity Verified
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On the computer Jul 19, 2012

Hi,

The job will still be on your computer as long as you don't mark the files as 'finished' when you deliver them to the server.

Asa


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Maria Teresa Pozzi  Identity Verified
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Sorry Asa Jul 19, 2012

Can you tell me the exact procedure you follow?
Thanks so much
Tea


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Thierry Raymond  Identity Verified
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Upload Jul 19, 2012

Are you sure, Åsa?

I think, tasks can only be uploaded after they have been fully translated and then disappear from across.

Thierry


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Åsa Campbell  Identity Verified
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I'm sure Jul 20, 2012

I do this all the time, but you have to make sure that the documents are not selected on the second screen when you deliver the files, se below.

In the deliver task wizard, do this:

1) Click 'Next' in the first screen
2) Select 'Upload task(s) to the server directly (crossWan load)' and click 'Next'
3) Select the file(s) you want to deliver (upload) and click 'Next'
4) Make sure the file(s) are NOT SELECTED in the next screen, there is a warning at the top saying 'Select the tasks which you have completed or do not work with any longer. These tasks can be viewed.... etc.' and click 'Next'
5) Wait for the file(s) to be delivered (uploaded)

That's it, there is now a back up of your job on the server and you can continue to work with the documents on your computer. If you now have a problem with your computer you can retrieve the files from a different computer using the cap file your client has provided you with.

Hope this helps,
Asa


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Maria Teresa Pozzi  Identity Verified
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Thank you very much Jul 20, 2012

I'll try

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