What's the relating tmx segment from an existing ttx?
Thread poster: shibeebee

Local time: 19:19
English to Chinese
Apr 10, 2008


I have translated a sentence in Trados TagEditor, the bilingual content is as followed:

Managing Voice Messages in Your E-mail Program2-6Gestion des messages vocaux dans votre programme de messagerie électronique2-6

There are several tags such as ps,cc,hmk, etc. I want to ask when I use this ttx to extract a tmx, what will it be like? Will these tags contain in the tmx file?

Since my Trados is just for demo use, I can't get the tmx file from ttx file. Thanks so much.



ViktoriaG  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:19
English to French
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Yes, they will appear in the TM Apr 10, 2008

Tags usually are stored with the translation unit in the translation memory. At first, it may sound scary - but fear not. Trados has an option to strip tags. So, if you use the TM you created, which contains tags, on a new document, if the tags in the TM do not appear in the text you are translating, the match will be inserted without the tags - but you will still be able to see those tags in Workbench and in the Concordance window.

In a nutshell, if you translated segments containing tags, the tags are always kept with the TM.


Local time: 19:19
English to Chinese
Several questions Apr 15, 2008

Thanks, Viktoria
I still have several questions about it. Could you please help me to find the answer?

Q1. If there are contents in tags in the source locale, such as <:v "Connection" 3>,"Connection" will not be translated. Right?

Q2. If I use Trados to translate a mif, I will get a correponding TM which may contian many tags. However, my customer uses Idiom WorldServer, he wants to use this TM to match his document which is similar with the one I translated. Since there are many tags in the TM, the 100% match rate will be very low. Thus, what can I do if I want to improve his leverage rate? Use the method to strip tags? If there is content in tags, it may be not good to strip these tags, right?

Q3. If I want to strip tags, how to do it?

Thanks in advance.icon_smile.gif


[Edited at 2008-04-15 02:04]

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2008-04-15 03:57]


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