tmx formats
Thread poster: vajtarget
vajtarget
Spain
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Jun 4, 2012

Hello! I am a bit brand new user of Cat tools. I have some doubts in how to open a tmx file. Don't really know the programme I need. And how to use it. Thanks a lot.

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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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@Vaj Jun 4, 2012

vajtarget wrote more or less:
I am new to CAT tools. I don't know how to open a TMX file in OmegaT.


If you just want to see the contents of a TMX file, use Virtaal (not affiliated to OmegaT).

If you want to use the TMX file in OmegaT, simply create a new project from within OmegaT, which will create a project folder for you, and then copy the TMX file to the /tm/ subfolder or the /tm/auto/ subfolder of the newly created project folder.

Where did you get the TMX file?


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vajtarget
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tmx formats Jun 4, 2012

I might not have explain correctly what I want to know. I have a PC and when I create a final document in Omegat I don't have the programme to open it. There is a note that reads TMX file. Which programme do I need to open these files? Thanks for your quick answer.

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lidija68  Identity Verified
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final document Jun 5, 2012

I didn't quite understand what do you want to do with .tmx file. If you just want to see what is written there, you can open it with wordpad, notepad++ or similar.

Final document in OmegaT is usually placed in the folder "target", has an .odt extension and you can open it with Open Office.



- english is not my working language -

[Modificato alle 2012-06-05 08:37 GMT]


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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No need to open the TMX file Jun 5, 2012

vajtarget wrote:
I might not have explain correctly what I want to know. I have a PC and when I create a final document in Omegat I don't have the programme to open it. There is a note that reads TMX file. Which programme do I need to open these files?


The translation is in the folder named /target/. The TMX file is not the translation.

What type of file did you translate (i.e. what format was your source file)?


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vajtarget
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I got it at the end. Jun 5, 2012

Thanks so much. I was doing something wrong and I kept on opening some files I didn´t need to. Thanks to your advice I am on the right line again.

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