How to make the settings for fuzzy matches in Trados Studio 2009?
Thread poster: Nataliya Nedkova

Nataliya Nedkova  Identity Verified
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Mar 14, 2011

Hello!

How to make the settings for fuzzy matches in projects when working with Trados Studio 2009?


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Menu Project - Project settings Mar 14, 2011

change the setting for minimum match value in All Language Pairs

 

Lutz Molderings  Identity Verified
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Project Settings Mar 14, 2011

Project -> Project Settings -> Language Pairs -> All Language Pairs -> Translation Memory and Auto... -> Search


At least that's what I think you are looking for.


 

Nataliya Nedkova  Identity Verified
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Report Mar 14, 2011

Well, still the Report gives me information only about the number of the repetitions. The three files are similar and I am wondering if they may have 95%, 85 %, 75 % or 50 % match? The report gives 0 to the figures above.

 

Nataliya Nedkova  Identity Verified
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My Settings Mar 14, 2011

The Report of the three merged files shows the following:

Report Cross-file Repetions: Yes
Report Internal Fuzzy Match Leverage: No
Minimum Match Value: 70 %
Search Mode: Use best matches from all translation sources


Probably the reason I am not given the results for the different percent matches is that Trados does not report the Internal Fuzzy Match Leverage. How to switch on this setting?

What about the Minimum Match value - is 70 % a good point?


 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
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No FM Mar 14, 2011

Then there are no fuzzy matches with the TM.
If you want to find out whether there are some fuzzy matches among the individual files, you may check the checkfield "Report internal fuzzy match leverage" in the "Batch tasks > Analyze Files > Batch Processing > Analyze Files > Analyze Files Settings" group box.


 

Nataliya Nedkova  Identity Verified
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Finally solved Mar 14, 2011

Thank you very much, Stanislav! This is exactly what I needed: fuzzy matches among the individual files within a project.

Does Trados 2009 provide a report with fuzzy matches within an individual file only? I mean the case when we do not have a group of files forming a project but just one file that needs translation. I tried to view the report in this case but no report was available.


 

Lianne van de Ven  Identity Verified
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Studio 2011... May 27, 2014

...was not giving me anything but occasional 100% matches, while I know there should be fuzzy matches. I am working with just one file, but I performed an analysis anyway (Stanislav's suggestion) and when the file (automatically) reopened, all of a sudden fuzzy matches appeared!

Paradoxically, Trados is a powerful but very buggy (or "explosive") piece of software.


 


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