How to create a tmx file in Trados 2009
Thread poster: Lucy Williams

Lucy Williams  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 15:59
Member (2009)
Spanish to English
Nov 10, 2011

I am new ish to Trados 2009. I've just finished my text and saved it within Trados. Normally I then "save target as" and send the client the (word format ususally) document. This client wants the word document and also a tmx file. Before i do anything irreversible, what should I do, "save all" or "save target as" and then "save source as"?

Thanks


 

Mohamed Kamel  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 15:59
English to Arabic
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tmx = the exported file from the TM Nov 10, 2011

Hi Lucy,

You can get the tmx file by exporting the TM file as follow:

- Choose "Translation Memories View" on the left side.
- Click file or right click on the TM file
- Choose "export"
- Specify where to save the exported file.
- Save file.

Now, you have the tmx file.

HTH


 

Lucy Williams  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 15:59
Member (2009)
Spanish to English
TOPIC STARTER
nothing in the tmx file Nov 10, 2011

when I open the TM in Trados, there's nothing in it.

 

Mohamed Kamel  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 16:00
English to Arabic
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right click on it and choose "open" Nov 10, 2011

Lucy Williams wrote:

when I open the TM in Trados, there's nothing in it.


Right click on it and choose "open", this should work.


 

Lucy Williams  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 16:00
Member (2009)
Spanish to English
TOPIC STARTER
no translation units to display Nov 10, 2011

it's empty and it says no translations units to display even when i right click on it and choose open.

 

Mohamed Kamel  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 16:00
English to Arabic
+ ...
Then, no translation units in it! Nov 10, 2011

Lucy Williams wrote:

it's empty and it says no translations units to display even when i right click on it and choose open.


Are you sure you created a TM?
See this about creating a new project specially the TM part and see if you are missing something. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUlcX2S1isc

Mohamed


 

Lucy Williams  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 16:00
Member (2009)
Spanish to English
TOPIC STARTER
I created a file based TM Nov 10, 2011

when I started, ticked all boxes except for update. Is there anyway to create a TM of the finished document?

 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
Local time: 16:00
English to Czech
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Batch task Nov 10, 2011

Lucy Williams wrote:

it's empty and it says no translations units to display even when i right click on it and choose open.


Hi Lucy,
see my reply here.
Then open the TM in the Translation Memory View and export it as TMX.


 


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