Converting Trados 2011 TM that will work with Trados 2006 or earlier versions
Thread poster: steph_cuevas

steph_cuevas  Identity Verified
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Mar 25, 2013

Dear Sir/Madam,

My client is using Trados 2006 and I have been using Trados 2011 to work on my translations. We always encounter an issue wherein the TM I have from my version doesn't work with my client's version of Trados which is 2006. They say the TM I sent contains 0 translation units.

What I do is, after completing my translations I generate the bilingual files and convert the sdltm TM to .tmx.

Will there be a way that my TM will work with their Trados version?

I'd appreciate your help.

Thank you!

Kind regards,
Stephanie


 

Bernard Lieber  Identity Verified
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SDLTmConvert Mar 25, 2013

I'm not sure what formats are supported in Trados 2006, probably similar to 2007 but don't know, should be able to import a .tmx. I'd download SDLTmConvert from OpenExchange and give it a go.

HTH,

Bernard


 

Abrigela
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SDL Translation Management Utility Mar 25, 2013

Hi,

I think a different application may be better for this as noted in this article.

http://multifarious.filkin.com/2012/09/05/tmx-from-studio/

Also an explanation of how to export to TMX.

Abrigela.


 

Bernard Lieber  Identity Verified
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Right Mar 25, 2013

Your solution seems more suited to convert to legacy TMs.

Bernard


 

steph_cuevas  Identity Verified
United States
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Mar 29, 2013

Bernard Lieber wrote:

I'm not sure what formats are supported in Trados 2006, probably similar to 2007 but don't know, should be able to import a .tmx. I'd download SDLTmConvert from OpenExchange and give it a go.

HTH,

Bernard


Hi Bernard,

Thank you for your response.

Best,
Stephanie


 

steph_cuevas  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 12:03
English to Tagalog
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TOPIC STARTER
Thank you! Mar 29, 2013

Abrigela wrote:

Hi,

I think a different application may be better for this as noted in this article.

http://multifarious.filkin.com/2012/09/05/tmx-from-studio/

Also an explanation of how to export to TMX.

Abrigela.


Hi Abrigela,

Thank you very much.

I will look into this. I appreciate your help.

Though, my usual problem is that I am able to create a .tmx using the import/export function of Studio 2011, however, my client sends this back to me because in most cases they get 0 translation units or won't work in their Studio version.

Must be I am missing a step?

Best regards,
Stephanie


 


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