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Thread poster: Lennart Luhtaru

Lennart Luhtaru  Identity Verified
United States
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English to Estonian
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Mar 29, 2011

I have repeating segments, e.g. "Monday 20:00", "Monday 16:00" and "Monday 14.00"

When I use translate to fuzzy, Tageditor changes the numbers by one:

Example:
I translated "Monday 20:00" as "Esmaspäev 20:00"
"Monday 16:00" is translated as "Esmaspäev 17:00" - 100% match
"Monday 14:00" is translated as "Esmaspäev 15:00" - 100% match

What could be the reason for this?


 

Luca Tutino  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 06:55
Member (2002)
English to Italian
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Something wrong with your system...? Mar 29, 2011

Dear Lennart,

Your error seems very odd. Almost as much as sending three times the same message within one minute. It seems that your system is doing odd things...

Also it might be useful to know what version of Trados are you using.

Luca


 

Lennart Luhtaru  Identity Verified
United States
Member
English to Estonian
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TOPIC STARTER
Sorry for reposting Mar 29, 2011

I refreshed the page after posting in the browser. Sorry for that, I believe moderators will get rid of these duplicates soon.


I have SDL Trados 2007, but I have seen this kind of weird stuff before with commas and dashes and never knew why this happens

e.g I translate "100,000.00 EUR" as "100 000,00 EUR" and when translating to fuzzy "100,000.00 EUR" appears in target segment as 100% match.


Also when replacing dashes with en dashes.

"-20°C" is translated as "–20 °C", but when translating to fuzzy dashes are not changed to en dashes.

My system works OK otherwise.


 

tectranslate ITS GmbH
Local time: 06:55
German
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Disable substitution Mar 30, 2011

It's the automatic substitution feature in Translator's Workbench acting up.

Here's how to fix it:
In Workbench, go to File|Setup|Substitutions. Uncheck all boxes except the one for "Numbers".

I've noticed this problem years ago and have taken to disabling all substitutions except numbers in all new TMs I create.

HTH,

Benjamin


 


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