Search through files in a folder w/o opening them individually
Thread poster: Ali M. Alsaqqa

Ali M. Alsaqqa  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 07:12
English to Arabic
Apr 14, 2011

Hi all,

I have a folder in Trados 2009 with about 40 files. Suppose I decided
to change my translation of a word, but I do not remember in which file the word is.

Is there any effective method other than opening each of the 40 files individually and
searching in them ??

Regards,
Ali


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Phil Hand  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 19:12
Chinese to English
Google desktop Apr 14, 2011

Takes a while to install and index your files, but then you can find anything anywhere. Love the Google.

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Aude Sylvain  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 13:12
English to French
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SDL Batch Search and replace Apr 14, 2011

Except if I am wrong this (free) tool should do the job, as long as your files are in the sdlxliff format.

see http://www.proz.com/forum/sdl_trados_support/196195-studio_2009s_find_and_replace_functionality_has_serious_deficiencies.html#1720079


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Ali M. Alsaqqa  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 07:12
English to Arabic
TOPIC STARTER
.. Apr 14, 2011

Thanks Phil...Actually I was thinking of a solution within Trados...

Aude, how can I use this Batch search and from where ?


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