Auto propagation not working
Thread poster: Nico Wagner

Nico Wagner  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 03:26
Portuguese to German
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Nov 13, 2017

Hi all,

I noticed a weird and annoying behaviour in a server project that I am working on in memoQ 8.2.

I have a bunch of 100% matches that are not being auto-propagated although I did activate the corresponding setting. Instead, for each of these segments I have to wait 2-3 seconds for the TM lookup on the server until the segment gets filled.

Is there another hidden setting, or am I missing something?

Thank you in advance!


 

Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 04:26
Member
English to Italian
100% matches or repetitions? Nov 13, 2017

Not sure this is the issue here, but 100% matches and repetitions are different things.

Repetitions are internal to a document and get autopropagated when you confirm a segment and there are subsequent identical segments, 100% (and optionally lesser) matches are "external" to the document and are filled in if you pretranslate it using a preexisting TM.


 

Nico Wagner  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 03:26
Portuguese to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
... Nov 13, 2017

I am talking about internal repetitions (also shown as 100% in the corresponding column) that are not getting auto-propagated.

 

Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 04:26
Member
English to Italian
Tags Nov 16, 2017

Any change it has something to do with tags (different tags or their presence/absence in the repeated TUs)?

[Edited at 2017-11-16 15:04 GMT]


 

Nico Wagner  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 03:26
Portuguese to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
... Nov 16, 2017

Actually you are semi-right. This only happens in segments that contain tags, although the tags are the same.

Segments without tags are being auto-propagated the way they should...


 

Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 04:26
Member
English to Italian
Raise a ticket with Kilgray Nov 16, 2017

Nico Wagner wrote:

Actually you are semi-right. This only happens in segments that contain tags, although the tags are the same.

Segments without tags are being auto-propagated the way they should...


Then it might be worth raising a ticket with Kilgray about that, as, according to their own KB:

Repetitions are exact matches within a document: A repetition is an exact match of the original segment. If a segment is just slightly different (for example, it has an extra tag), it will not count as a repetition, as far as auto-propagation is concerned. The reason for this is that auto-propagation must not leave any editing work in the segments it modifies – when a segment is confirmed and auto-propagated, many segments can change that the translator cannot see, and she may never learn that she needs to fix more segments.

http://kilgray.com/memoq/2015-100/help-en/index.html?auto-propagation.html

Since I use MQ extensively I've probably encountered this too, but if I did, I never really took notice of it..


 


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