Can I save files translated in TagEditor as both clean and unclean?
Thread poster: Mariana Rohlig Sa

Mariana Rohlig Sa  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 14:18
English to German
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Nov 8, 2011

Dear all,

I am quite inexperienced with TagEditor and was wondering if bilingual files can be saved as both clean and unclean? If so, what are the steps to do so? Do I need to select the translated text, open a new TagEditor window and save it as unclean? I don't want to mess with it, now that I just finished translating a file.

Thank you for any input and apologies if this has been discussed already.

Mariana


 

Vadim Kadyrov  Identity Verified
Ukraine
Local time: 16:18
Member (2011)
English to Russian
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Sorry Nov 8, 2011

But you cannot do that. I studied a lot to learn how to do it, but it is impossible.

You can only use the TM you used to translate the file in TagEditor in order to translate the file in Trados Workbench.


 

Mariana Rohlig Sa  Identity Verified
Portugal
Local time: 14:18
English to German
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TOPIC STARTER
ok Nov 8, 2011

Thank you, Vadim. I was just wondering whether I had to do it, but if it is not an option, the client won't be expecting an unclean file.

 

crista_b
United States
Local time: 08:18
French to English
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Possible Nov 8, 2011

It actually is possible to return a bilingual file. It will be a .ttx file though rather than the original format (e.g., MS Word). If you have the file open in TagEditor, once it has been translated, choose File>Save bilingual as.... From there, you can do the file name as you otherwise would, but leave whatever comes after the [dot], and leave the "save as type:" as "SDL Trados Bilingual Documents". So if your original file is example.doc, when you click "save bilingual as..." choose the folder to save it to, and you could change the name to example-trans.doc. You will then have a file in the folder named "example-trans.doc.ttx". This is the bilingual, "unclean" file.

 


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