Help! I want to use Cafetran Espresso but my language pair is not listed
Thread poster: Amanda Russell

Amanda Russell  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:48
English to Bislama
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Feb 1, 2019

I just downloaded Cafetran Espresso, and went to get started, but I am a Bislama / English translator. Bislama is not listed as an option. The closest language match would be Hatian Creole. I understand that this matters when trying to use outside tools and resources, but there really isn't any for my language at present. So can I just decline online support options and pick any old secondary language (like Hatian Creole) to represent "Bislama" and get going?

I am not looking for a
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I just downloaded Cafetran Espresso, and went to get started, but I am a Bislama / English translator. Bislama is not listed as an option. The closest language match would be Hatian Creole. I understand that this matters when trying to use outside tools and resources, but there really isn't any for my language at present. So can I just decline online support options and pick any old secondary language (like Hatian Creole) to represent "Bislama" and get going?

I am not looking for additional support from outside my own computer. I just want to load all my old projects and have this tool suggest matches for future translation jobs to cut down on repetitive translations.

Alternatively, would the Cafetran Espresso developer be open to adding that language into the program?

Thanks for your input!
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Hans Lenting
 

Hans Lenting  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Member (2006)
German to Dutch
Language code? Feb 1, 2019

Hey Amanda,

Just out of interest: What would be the correct language code?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bislama

Good luck with CafeTran Espresso 10 Croissant.

Hans


 

Igor Kmitowski  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 14:48
Member (2016)
English to Polish
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Bislama language Feb 4, 2019

Hello Amanda,

Bislama has just been added to the list of project languages. Please reinstall or update your CafeTran installation.


 

Amanda Russell  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:48
English to Bislama
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Thank you! Feb 5, 2019

I appreciate the help!

 

Amanda Russell  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 05:48
English to Bislama
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TOPIC STARTER
2nd part of my question Mar 3, 2019

My language pair does not have any outside tools online that can be uploaded or linked to suggest matches. I have to build dictionaries and glossaries for myself within the program somehow. I have a lot of source documents and translations that I could use to build matches. I do not know what format (columns in a word document or excel workbook?) or how to upload the Bislama source vocabulary and English translation equivalent vocabulary that I have on file. Thanks for your help. Is there a user... See more
My language pair does not have any outside tools online that can be uploaded or linked to suggest matches. I have to build dictionaries and glossaries for myself within the program somehow. I have a lot of source documents and translations that I could use to build matches. I do not know what format (columns in a word document or excel workbook?) or how to upload the Bislama source vocabulary and English translation equivalent vocabulary that I have on file. Thanks for your help. Is there a user manual for this program that covers this issue?Collapse


 

Igor Kmitowski  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 14:48
Member (2016)
English to Polish
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Working with glossaries Mar 4, 2019

Please check the Knowledge Base articles on how to work with glossaries in CafeTran:

https://cafetran.freshdesk.com/solution/folders/6000058179

You might also consider the Alignment workflow for building glossaries as described here:

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Please check the Knowledge Base articles on how to work with glossaries in CafeTran:

https://cafetran.freshdesk.com/solution/folders/6000058179

You might also consider the Alignment workflow for building glossaries as described here:

https://cafetran.freshdesk.com/solution/folders/6000231601
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