Recovering confirmed segments
Thread poster: Natalia Pedrosa

Natalia Pedrosa  Identity Verified
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Aug 8, 2017

Hello all,

It's the first time that I use memoQ and I have lost some confirmed segments that I should have to re-translate.

Any ideas how to recover them?

Thanks in advance.

Natalia


 

Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
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Translation Memory Aug 8, 2017

If you have confirmed those segments, they must be in the translation memory associated with that project, unless you have overwritten them (and your TM doesn't support multiple translations per source segment)...

 

Natalia Pedrosa  Identity Verified
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Hi Mirko, Aug 8, 2017

Thanks for your reply.

I have 2 questions.

1. I have copied and pasted and then translated the pasted segment, could that have anything to do with it?

2. Where do I find the translation memory in the navigation tab?

Thanks for your reply.

Natalia


 

Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
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Copy-paste? Aug 8, 2017

Natalia Pedrosa wrote:

Thanks for your reply.

I have 2 questions.

1. I have copied and pasted and then translated the pasted segment, could that have anything to do with it?


I'm not sure I understand... In CAT tools you normally don't edit the source segments or copy-paste the text to be translated...


2. Where do I find the translation memory in the navigation tab?


Normally in the automatic lookup pane, on the far right here: http://kilgray.com/memoq/2015-100/help-en/tm_match_scoring.png

You can also do a concordance search by selecting text and pressing CTRL+K


 

Natalia Pedrosa  Identity Verified
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Grazie Mirko Aug 8, 2017

It's been very useful your help.

I'm just re-translating afresh as it was not so much text, but it's good to learn where the TM is located.

Have a nice and productive day!

Regards,
Natalia


 


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