create tm from txt
Thread poster: Vladimir Kustov

Vladimir Kustov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 17:20
English to Russian
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Jul 7, 2012

Hello!
Can any one help me to create TM for Memoq (ttx) from a txt file?


 

Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 14:20
Member (2005)
English to Spanish
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You need Trados... Jul 7, 2012

As far as I am aware you need Trados for that. I will be happy to help in the conversion. Please feel free to email me via my profile and I will reply as soon as I can.

Edited to add this: What I assume is that your customer sent you a memory that was exported from Trados as a TXT file, and that you need a TMX file to import such memory to memoQ. If this is the situation, I'll be glad to help.

[Edited at 2012-07-07 16:35 GMT]


 

Oliver Walter  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:20
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German to English
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trados2tmx program Jul 7, 2012

There are some forum topics that include this problem, e.g.
http://www.proz.com/forum/wordfast_support/206033-how_to_convert_trados_tm_to_wordfast_format.html
and
http://www.proz.com/forum/wordfast_support/155656-tm_header_is_invalid.html

In the second of these, Pablo Bouvier has a link to the program trados2tmx:
https://www.box.com/shared/kgqfgz6iea
and he includes instructions for using it.
I have this program and I use it to convert txt files exported from Trados, to obtain tmx files, which I then open with Wordfast (classic) which immediately converts them into Wordfast's own format.
I hope that is useful to you.

Oliver


[Edited at 2012-07-07 22:43 GMT]


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:20
Finnish to French
TTX vs. TXT Jul 8, 2012

sampai wrote:
Can any one help me to create TM for Memoq (ttx) from a txt file?

Can you be more specific? TTX is the format of bilingual document translated with TagEditor. TXT can be anything.

If, by "txt file", you mean a legacy Tradox export TM, as Tomás tried to guess, you can also use ApSIC Xbench in order to convert it into a TMX memory, as explained here:

http://www.wordfast.net/?kb=166-32

Once you have a valid TMX, you can import it into memoQ.


 

Daniela Zambrini  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 14:20
Member (2005)
English to Italian
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trados2tmx program: thanks for the link Oliver! Jul 25, 2012

Dear Oliver,
thank you for the link to Pablo's suggestionicon_smile.gif
I have just used it and it works perfectly (to create a tmx from a trados export txt and import into memoQ).
ciao
Daniela


 


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