Studio 2011 incredibly slow to prepare files
Thread poster: Sara Baroni

Sara Baroni
Local time: 08:43
English to Italian
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Oct 1, 2012

Hi all,
I recently upgraded to Studio 2011 and now i am working on a big project (0.5 million words).

I am reviewing the translation but, as not everyone is using the same software, I open the files for translation and finalise them there, sending the client the bilingual sdlxliff files (I usually receive them as TTX).

The big problem I have is that even when I add a couple of files to the project and ask Studio to prepare them for translation (with or without the TM) this process takes hours. I started adding 5 files today 8 hours ago and it's still at 19%... what is up with that?

This is significantly slowing down my workflow.

I did not have these problems in the other jobs I did with studio but they were small. Can the size of the TM make such a difference? Or is there something else I am overlooking?

What can i do to speed this up?



PS: I run it on a laptop with Intel Core i3, 2.27GHz 3GB RAM Windows 7


Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:43
Member (2010)
Spanish to English
2 suggestions Oct 2, 2012

A couple of ideas:

If you are adding TTX files, try disabling "generate document structure" in project settings>filetypes>tradostag>compatability before you add the new file.

Also, anti-virus programs can make Studio run slowly, so set up an exception in your AV to bypass Studio (especially if you've got Windows Security Essentials).



Andres Fekete  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:43
Member (2008)
Spanish to English
Problem with TTX Files Jul 10, 2013

I had this same problem in Studio 2011 and Emma's suggestion worked perfectly. Thanks for the suggestion, it really saved the day!
Andrés Fékete


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