Sharing Worfast TM with another laptop, how?
Thread poster: Pablo Mayen

Pablo Mayen  Identity Verified
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Aug 28, 2005

Hi all:

Any advice on how to share (or use) an exisiting Wordfast TM with another user of a differente laptop? I'm taking my first steps in Wordfast...

Thanks!

PIMO


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Sonja Tomaskovic  Identity Verified
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.. Aug 28, 2005

What do you mean by sharing? Do you want to simply provide that user with your TM or are both of you working on one project simultaneously?

If you just want to give your TM to someone else, copy the Wordfast TM (txt file) to another computer and select it as active TM.

If you want to work on the same project together, you need the WF server which can be downloaded at www.wordfast.net

HTH.

Sonja


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Pablo Mayen  Identity Verified
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Working on the same project... Aug 28, 2005

Thanks Sonja!

In fact, it is the same file but split in four parts because of the size. What I'm afraid of is replacing the TM and losing some information. So, basically I wait for my partner to finish her part and just copy that TM into my laptop? (we use a flash memory to copy the TM back and forth). No local network yet...


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Sonja Tomaskovic  Identity Verified
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Don't replace your TMs, merge them.

Just open one TM, highlight everything (except for the header), hit Ctrl-C, open the other TM, go to the end of it, hit Ctrl-V and there you go.

HTH.

Sonja


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Pablo Mayen  Identity Verified
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I owe you BIIIIIG time... Aug 28, 2005

A thousand thanks...

Pablo


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