How to work on 2 computers with Studio???
Thread poster: Eloïse Notet

Eloïse Notet  Identity Verified
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Mar 12, 2012

Hello to everyone,

I have been working for some time with Studio (2009 and 2011), after many years on the previous versions and have a problem with these last versions: how to translate a same project on 2 computers?

To be clearer, I created a project on my fix computer, begun to translate it and wanted to continue the translation on my laptop. I tried to copy the project on a key and to open it on the laptop, but it didn't work. It tried to create another project but of course, the already translated files were then empty. The only solution I found was to transfer the memory, and then to translate the file again.
Is there another, easier solution to work on 2 differents supports without having all these things to do? Who knows the correct procedure? I am sure that I miss something.

I had the same problem with a package sent by a client and did not find here no solution.

Who could help?

Thanks in advance

Eloïse


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Richard Foulkes  Identity Verified
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Copying the package to a USB stick should work Mar 12, 2012

Hi Eloïse,

Like you, I work between a PC and a laptop. I'm working a project at the moment using both the PC and laptop at different times. The whole project and TMs etc. is on a USB stick. I put this in either computer and it works fine so I'm not sure why it should be a problem for you.

Maybe if you provide some more details someone will be able to help.


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Eloïse Notet  Identity Verified
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Hello Richard Mar 12, 2012

I created the projects on the PC, not on the stick. Did you?

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Sigrid Andersen  Identity Verified
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2 licenses? Mar 12, 2012

Do you guys have 2 licenses to work on both PC/laptop or how does that work? I might have to start doing the same soon so would be very helpful to know.

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Eloïse Notet  Identity Verified
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Hi Sigrid Mar 12, 2012

in the freelance version, you can activate your license on two computers (same license).
Have a look in your license manager. You should see how much licences you activated etc.


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Richard Foulkes  Identity Verified
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Yep Mar 12, 2012

Sigrid - I have the 'Plus' version of Studio 2009 which provides 2 sets of licences. It is quite useful depending on how you work.

Eloïse - I didn't create the project. The agency did. I downloaded / moved it onto the USB stick and open it from there whether it's inserted into my PC or laptop. Hope you manage to get it working!


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Sigrid Andersen  Identity Verified
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thanks a lot Mar 12, 2012

Thanks a lot and sorry to just break into your question Eloise, that is very nice indeed!

Hmm to your question, im just guessing, but could it work via a local network or the new Online-TM function in Studio 2011?


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