How to identify and batch cleanup segments where source and target segments are identical
Thread poster: Trans-IT Tra (X)

Trans-IT Tra (X)
Canada
Local time: 05:00
English to French
Dec 9, 2010

Hello,
We need to cleanup a TM that contains 180K segments and where we would like to delete the segments where the source and the target are identical. Is there a way to find them in Studio 2009?
Thanks
Fabien


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 11:00
Member (2003)
Polish to German
+ ...
Use verifier Dec 9, 2010

Vial Project settings, Verification, QA Checker, Segments verification check for "Source and target are identical". This will give you the information you need.

 

Trans-IT Tra (X)
Canada
Local time: 05:00
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
Can't use verifier for TM maintenance Dec 9, 2010

Hello Jerzy,
thank you for your reply. Actually I am looking to cleanup a TM, so this is not part of a project where we apply QA checks on files translated or being translated.

We are looking for a command that can be executed in TM maintenance mode...


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 11:00
Member (2003)
Polish to German
+ ...
Sorry, no idea... Dec 9, 2010

Only maybe an export to TMX and usage of external tools?
Olifant or XBench could possibly have such function, but I never used those, at least not for that purpose.


 

Spiros Doikas  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:00
Member (2002)
English to Greek
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Olifant Dec 9, 2010

Olifant does it, but it tends to crash terribly with large TMs.

Xbench offers these QA checks:

Find untranslated segments
Find segments with the same source text and different target text
Find segments with the same target t


 

Trans-IT Tra (X)
Canada
Local time: 05:00
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
XBench does it Dec 9, 2010

Thank you Spiros,
I just installed and tested XBench and it does seem to do the job.

I am happy to discover this new tool, thanks to you!

Fabien


 


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