Suggested translation isn't inserted in the text
Thread poster: Paula Cardoso

Paula Cardoso  Identity Verified
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Aug 25, 2010

I received a TM which was an .mdb extension. Since I didn't know how to convert it to be used in Trados, I asked the client to do it.
The thing is that the suggested translations appear in the Workbench window, but not in the text, which means I have to insert everything manually, including 100% matches.
Has it ever happened to anyone? Any idea on what seems to be wrong and how to correct it? I don't know which program the client used to convert the file, I don't know if it could be related.


Thank you in advance!

Paula

[Edited at 2010-08-25 14:59 GMT]


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Are you using Open/Get command Aug 25, 2010

or just Open?
Otherwise I would not know about any other option stopping Workbench from inserting a match.
Or do segments contain target text already (or even the copied source)? WB will insert a match only in an completly empty segment.


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Paula Cardoso  Identity Verified
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The segment copies the source Aug 25, 2010

Indeed, it copies the source text. Why is it? I'm not a very advanced Trados user and this really is an urgent job. Is there any way I can revert this situation?

Thank you for your reply!


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Translation memory options setting Aug 25, 2010

In Workbench go to Options, open Translation memory options and deselect "copy source on no match".
However, if a match is found WB should not copy the source, so it looks like would you have an already presegmented file. If so, this is in fact a bit more problematic.
There are macros for removing the "duplicated source", but for the momet I can't tell where to find 'em.


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Paula Cardoso  Identity Verified
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It's not selected Aug 25, 2010

That's one of the first things I checked and it is not selected, so it really seems predefined...
Thank you, Jerzy!


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PCovs
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Shortcut Alt + Shift + Insert for 100% matches Aug 25, 2010

In case you are still working on this job and still typing in all 100% matches manually, I would just tell you about the shortcut for inserting 100% matches found in the TM but not inserted automatically.

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Paula Cardoso  Identity Verified
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Wonderful tip! Aug 25, 2010

Yes, I'm still on this job and would be forever if it weren't for your wonderful tip!
Thank you, PCovs! I'm forever grateful


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