TM mass purge in Studio 2009
Thread poster: Tomi Dobaj

Tomi Dobaj
Slovenia
Local time: 03:59
Member (2007)
English to Slovenian
+ ...
Nov 18, 2011

Hi!

I need to purge my TM and delete a few tens of thousands of bogus entries.

Is it possible to use a filter (like "last used by:") to purge an entire TM?

For now, the only way I know for deleting entries is submitting 100 by 100 entries at the time, which would cost me an eternity and a kidney.



Cheers!


 

Atso Puronen
Local time: 04:59
English to Finnish
It is possible Nov 18, 2011

Yes, it's possible in the TM Search section in Translation Memories view.

Use Add Filter command and then add relevant conditions with Add... button. Hit Perform Search.

When you know it works as expected, save your filter. Then right-click on the TM name in the TM list and select Batch Delete... and select your saved filter.

NOTE: Make sure you have a backup of your TM before doing this!


 

Tomi Dobaj
Slovenia
Local time: 03:59
Member (2007)
English to Slovenian
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks a lot for the quick solution! Nov 18, 2011

Great, my TM has been finally purified! I overlooked that right-click menu completely, cheers for pointing it out for me!

Have a nice day,
T.


 


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