How to double check the word count in SDL Edit?
Thread poster: Claudia43
Claudia43
Local time: 16:55
Oct 12, 2010

Hi there,

I have currently a problem with an agency I'm working for. They required me to do a job in SDL Edit. As the deadline is tight I have already started to work on the project and I've finished about half of it. Today, I have finally received the PO and nearly fell of my chair. The Word count for the new words and repetitions just can't be right. My question now, how can I double check the word count in SDL Edit? I know that I can check the progress under view - statistics, but this doesn't give me the complete analytics.
Does anybody know how I can check the word count for the fuzzy matches, repetitions and 100% matches myself?

Thanks!


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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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SDL Analyze Oct 13, 2010

SDLX has three methods to count words: 1) SDL Edit -View -Statistics 2) SDL Analyze (in SDLX interface menu) and 3) SDL Utilities. Open tabs of the programs in 2) and 3) to set how to count words.

Soonthon Lupkitaro


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Claudia43
Local time: 16:55
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Thank you, but.. Oct 13, 2010

..I am only working with the SDL Lite version the agency has provided and I can't find SDL Analyse or Utilities there? The Statistics only show the word count of the part I have done so far but don't seem to include a function to a complete analysis. Is it maybe possible to import SDL Edit files into Trados?

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