I forgot my memory
Thread poster: Spencer Allman

Spencer Allman
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:38
Finnish to English
Mar 20, 2013


I am almost completely new to Trados and am using Studio 2011.

I created a memory called Seals

Someone sent me a tmx file (is that a kind of memory?) and I added it in.

Having completed the translation I see that I have no memory of my own. Should I have created a separate memory for myself?

How can I now save the translation to a new memory (which Ii would call Seals 2)?

Sorry about by naivety - totally confused!

thanks for any help



Bernard Lieber  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:38
English to French
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TMX Mar 20, 2013

TMX stands for Translation Memory Exchange Format, you need to import it into most CAT tools to be able to use it. In other words, you can CAT hopping, i.e use it in different CAT tools.

If you've confirmed your segments (Ctrl+Enter), your TM (Seals) should contain all of the segments you've translated as well as those from the tmx.

If you want to create your own, i.e. a TM with only the segments you've translated, create a new TM (Seals 2) under Translation Memory view or Project Settings TM. Once you've create your TM, import your *.sdlxliff file from the target folder into your TM.

Hope this is clear enough,



Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:38
Member (2010)
Spanish to English
Solving your memory problems... Mar 20, 2013

You might like to check out my blog post on updating TMs (translation memories) in Studio:

PS. I love the title you chose for this threadicon_smile.gif


Spencer Allman
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:38
Finnish to English
Many thnaks indeed Mar 22, 2013

to you both



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