TM matches overwrite translation in Trados Studio 2009
Thread poster: SALT Group

SALT Group
English to Arabic
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Oct 3, 2012

HI All,

Hope any one can help with this issue. Well, I have review project that includes many xliff files. I created a project, added these files, and client TM. But the problem is when I start to open a file and click on any segment, the TM match overwrites the existing translation. This happen with matches less than 100%.

Thanks a lot in advance

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Perhaps... Oct 3, 2012

... under Tools -> Options -> Editor -> Automation you have this option checked Apply best match after successful lookup and your TM contains a better match than the one in the xliff?



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Local time: 13:20
English to German
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XLIFF or SDLXLIFF? Oct 4, 2012

Further to what Paul notes, if the files are SDLXLIFF and PROVIDED all segments are confirmed this should not happen even with "Apply best match after succcessful lookup".
However, if they are some generic xliff files from another application, they might have source and target filled but the segments are not confirmed and Studio will overwrite.
In these cases decativate "Apply best match after succcessful lookup" in Extras/Editor/Automation.


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SALT Group
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Problem Solved :) Oct 4, 2012

Thanks a lot Guys you really saved my day.

The problem is solved when I unchecked "Apply best match after successful lookup" from Tools/Options/Editor/Automation.

Thanks a lot again

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