autosave in Trados Studio 2009
Thread poster: simon tanner

simon tanner  Identity Verified
Italy
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Italian to English
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Oct 11, 2009

Managed to lose an hour's work due to the program crashing - when I ran it again, I found I'd lost everything I did subsequent to the last time I manually saved.
Couldn't find an "autosave every x minutes" option anywhere. Is it possible that such a comprehensive program has such a huge defect? Is there really no autosave?


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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Polish to German
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There is no Autosave function in Studio Oct 11, 2009

However the translation memory is saved with every new confirmed entry, so the loss shouldn't be that much, as you can retranslate the file from TM.
You also can "autosave" with your fingers, pressing CTRL+S every now and then.
As Studio SP1 does not crash nearly at all, I do not feel so bad without autosave now, however I would really welcome that and suggested that more than once here and on ideas.sdl.com


 

simon tanner  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 04:51
Member (2007)
Italian to English
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TOPIC STARTER
using TM Oct 11, 2009

thanks Jerzy, when I went back to retranslate the stuff I'd lost, it in fact popped up in the TM, which was a huge relief. I have also been pressing CTRL+S somewhat obsessively ever since...
Nevertheless, quite a big oversight on the part of SDL...


 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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Ideas.sdl.com Oct 12, 2009

Hi Simon,
AFAIK, there is an idea on http://ideas.sdl.com/ideas/detail.asp?i=2258
Log in and vote for it.


 
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