Help with creating a TM with different target and source Words docs
Thread poster: quenimo09

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Jan 11, 2011

Hi: This is really urgent and I would appreciate any help I can get.

When I use winalign to upload my source and target docs in Word and then try to upload the result file .TMX as a TM in Trados 2009, I have an arror message saying: Data at the root level is invalid. Line 2, position 1.

Is there a way I can solve this quickly.


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Jean-Pierre Artigau
Local time: 06:23
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Another way Jan 11, 2011

It seems there are some bugs when you try to save your WinAlign work directly into tmx.

There is another way around.
1) In WinAlign, in the "export" tab, uncheck the TMX option and check the Translator's Workbench Import Format.
2) Save your project normally (as a pjt file).
3) Export your project (this will create a txt file).
4) Create a memory in Trados 2007.
5) From Trados 2007, import your txt file into the memory.
6) Export the Trados 2007 memory (this creates a tmx file).
7) Open Trados 2009, open one of your memories (or create an new one) and import your tmx file into it.

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