Why is my TM not populating my target sentence?
Thread poster: Olivier Den Hartigh

Olivier Den Hartigh  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 07:39
Member (2014)
English to French
Apr 11, 2013

Hi everybody,
I'm getting very frustrated with SDL Studio Pro 2011.
I have checked a lot of options, lowered concordance search to 51%, but trados is not writing the sentence found in the TM into the target. I can see the concordance search found a sentence at 55%. Why? Does this have to do with auto-propagate? Trados 2009 would do it automatically. That's the whole point of a tm. Can anybody help, please?


 

Annelise Brincker  Identity Verified
Denmark
Local time: 07:39
English to Danish
+ ...
Project Settings Apr 11, 2013

Hi Olivier

Have you checked batch processing under projedt settings. I believe there should be a point there called "Pre-translate files" for this to work.


 

SDL Community  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:39
English
Concordance and TM Lookup... Apr 11, 2013

... are not the same thing. Just because you found a match with concordance that is 55% does not mean that the TM lookup will consider it 55%.

Maybe reduce your TM search settings (not concordance) to 30% temporarily and see if the match is found and inserted then? The default is 70%. Of course depending on what you concordance searched for even 30% in the TM lookup might fail.

Also, does this consistently fail to insert matches from the TM or is it just for these ones?

Regards

Paul


 


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