How to use a filter properly?
Thread poster: xxxfeller
xxxfeller

Local time: 22:20
English to Chinese
Dec 25, 2011

Hello!

I am using Trados Studio 2009. I just got a job to translate a special .XML file (named: calculator-en.xml), and the job owner sent a filter (calculator.sdlfiletype) with a setting file (calculator.sdlftsettings). I have tried to use the filter, but I didn't manage...

What I did was:
1. Go to "Tools" --> "Options"
2. click on "File Types" at the left
3. click on "add" at the right
4. add the filter (calculator.sdlfiletype)
And then I prepare / translate the XML file as usual

There are more than a thousand words to translate, as I am told by job owner, and as I can see from a plain text editor. However, I only see about 200 words in the file to translate (calculator-en.xml.sdlxliff)

I wonder how to use the filter properly... Could you help?

Many thanks!!


Direct link Reply with quote
 

SDL Community  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:20
English
You're almost there... Dec 25, 2011

Hi Ken,

In the same menu you added the new file filter look at the bottom. You will see a button called "Import Settings". Make sure you have the new file selected and then import the calculator.sdlftsettings you were sent.

In 2009 you need both files for this, but in 2011 you only need the settings.

Regards

Paul


Direct link Reply with quote
 
xxxfeller

Local time: 22:20
English to Chinese
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you! Dec 25, 2011

Thank you for the Christmas gift!

Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

How to use a filter properly?

Advanced search







SDL MultiTerm 2017
Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.

SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.

More info »
Across v6.3
Translation Toolkit and Sales Potential under One Roof

Apart from features that enable you to translate more efficiently, the new Across Translator Edition v6.3 comprises your crossMarket membership. The new online network for Across users assists you in exploring new sales potential and generating revenue.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search