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

Sara Baroni
Local time: 03:16
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

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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:16
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).


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Andres Fekete  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:16
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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