Need help: Trados TMW to TXT or TMX file
Thread poster: Vincentius Mariatmo

Vincentius Mariatmo  Identity Verified
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Oct 15, 2011

Dear Trados users,


I'm in need to convert Trados TM 2007 (.tmw) into .txt or .tmx.
Can anybody suggest a solution (maybe third party converter?) or possibly be so kind and convert/export it for me? ^^


Thank you in advance.
Best regards,
Vincent


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Enote  Identity Verified
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Apsic Xbench Oct 15, 2011

Free universal converter
http://www.apsic.com/en/products_xbench.html


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Siegfried Armbruster  Identity Verified
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Where did you get the tmw file from? Oct 15, 2011

Assuming that you have a complete Trados 2007 TM, which consists of several files, not just a TMW file. On your profile it is mentioned that you are using Trados. In this case I recommend rtm and just use Workbench to export the TMW to TXT or TMX.

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Vincentius Mariatmo  Identity Verified
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Thank you :) Oct 15, 2011

Dear Siegfried,


Thank you for your suggestion.
I'm experiencing technical issue with my Trados, and the workbench always said that the TM is too large for the demo version (I have the full version one).
It is actually quite easy to export TMW files, as you have wrote down below

I have searched this forum and have tried several ways to get my Trados work normally again, but it looks like that time is not on my side ^^
I'm considering to repair the installation / reinstalling Trados again, but I have to finish this project in under 2-3 hours.


Thank you for your help anyway.


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xxxjacana54  Identity Verified
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Is it a big TM? Oct 15, 2011

Hi,

If it's a big TM you might try File>REORGANISE and then try the export again.

Good luck!


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Vincentius Mariatmo  Identity Verified
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Thank you for all help provided - Case closed ^^ Oct 15, 2011

Dear Lucia,


Thank you for your suggestion.
Have tried it also, but with minimal success ^^


Anyway, I have finally resolved this issue, and several members of this forum have kindly provide their assistance through my personal email.


Thank you for your cooperation.
Looking forward to working with you all in the near future


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Miloš Stojadinović  Identity Verified
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Great! Oct 15, 2011


Anyway, I have finally resolved this issue, and several members of this forum have kindly provide their assistance through my personal email.


I would also like to thank those members that provided help through your personal email, so that other users who experience the same problem in the future won't be able to find help here.

Miloš

[Edited at 2011-10-15 12:48 GMT]

[Edited at 2011-10-15 17:14 GMT]


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Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
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Yeah, man... Oct 15, 2011

Share the solution!



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Siegfried Armbruster  Identity Verified
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Fortunatly I still have the freedom to choose Oct 15, 2011

Miloš Stojadinović wrote:

I would also like to thank those members that provided help through your personal email, so that other users who experience the same problem in the future won't be able to find help here.

Miloš

[Edited at 2011-10-15 12:48 GMT]

[Edited at 2011-10-15 17:14 GMT]


Fortunatly I still have the freedom to choose whom I offer in am PM to send me their TM to convert it.

[Edited at 2011-10-15 21:03 GMT]


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Vincentius Mariatmo  Identity Verified
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Solution Oct 15, 2011

I don't know that this thread is still on going because I didn't post the exact solution in here


Main problem in this thread:
How to convert TMW to TMX without Trados environment?
You can't do it, since exporting TMW files into TXT or TMX file requires Trados Workbench. The demo version of Trados will not work, except your TM is less than 100kb, or less I think. CMIIW about the size limitation.
I have never seen a third party converter that is able to handle TWM files.

Solution:
Ask someone with a full licensed Trados to convert it for you.


Additional problem:
Full licensed Trados suddenly converted back into demo mode.

Solution:
Uninstall
Restart
Install
Restart
Voila

Don't ask me further about the solution for this one, as it didn't make sense to me why should I re-install Trados and restart my Windows, even when I didn't make any changes in the application.


Thank you for your curiosity, Miloš and Carvallo ^^

[Edited at 2011-10-15 22:08 GMT]


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