Importing ttx files into SDLX 2007. Help please!
Thread poster: Anne Lee

Anne Lee  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Dutch to English
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Aug 21, 2010

I urgently need to import 8 ttx source files (Dutch into US English) into SDLX (version 2007) to take with me when I travel tomorrow, because my father is seriously ill. I have imported ttx files into SDLX before, but somehow it doesn't seem to work this time. When I go into SDL Exchange, adding the eight files, I encounter: "Import - Languages: The following unknown language has been encountered in an import file. Please select the language to be used. English (United States) (which is the correct target language).
Whatever I do - retain the English (US) or change the setting to any other language, I am then told that the conversion has taken place but my itd file does not contain any segments at all.

Can someone please help me with this?

Many thanks,
Anne


 

PCovs
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The ttx files are for sure US english? Aug 21, 2010

Just a thought.

I have ever only tried doing things the other way around (from itd to ttx and then harvest the translation).


 

Anne Lee  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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No, they are from Dutch for translation into English Aug 21, 2010

But this would hardly be an 'unexpected language', since I always translate from Dutch. I am completely baffled by this. It has happened with another translation a couple of days ago, so it is not a specific problem with this file but a clash between versions, or because no TM was yet applied to the .ttx file. I don't know. Just started from the doc files now, since I made it clear to my client that I work in SDLX. But the compatibility problem annoys me. Thanks for replying!

 

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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Blank TTX file is no use Aug 22, 2010

Anne Lee wrote:
Whatever I do - retain the English (US) or change the setting to any other language, I am then told that the conversion has taken place but my itd file does not contain any segments at all.

I fill all TTX target segments with words e.g. copy all from source before using SDL exchange, or I will have ITD file without target segments to translate at all. For ITD>TTX exchange, it is simpler.

Best regards,
Soonthon Lupkitaro


 

Anne Lee  Identity Verified
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Problem resolved Aug 22, 2010

Have resolved this now thanks to a helpful email. I managed to disable Multiterm and processed the files. Thank you for all the help.

 


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