Studio 2011: how to undo the pseudo-translation?
Thread poster: Els Eerdekens

Els Eerdekens
French to Dutch
Apr 28, 2013

Dear All,

I did a pseudo-translation (Project view > batch tasks > pseudo-translate) but I could not undo this batch task, even if I closed SDL Trados Studio 2011 and opened the project again for translation.

Does anyone know how I can undo the pseudo-translation?

Thanks a lot!



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United Kingdom
Local time: 00:16
Only way... Apr 28, 2013

... is to open the file and select all segments (click on the segment number on the top left then scroll down and whilst holding down the shift key left click on the last segment number) and then right-click to select clear target segments.

Or prepare the files again without using Pseudo-translate.




Els Eerdekens
French to Dutch
Studio 2011: how to undo the pseudo-translation May 1, 2013

Dear Paul,

Thank you very much!



United Kingdom
Local time: 23:16
French to English
+ ...
Avoid issue by creating a project with an additional language? May 28, 2013

It's too late once you've already pseudo-translated the project, but would it make sense to create the project with an additional language pair and simply run the pseudo-translate on that pair, so that the actual project and any TMs are unaffected by the pseudo-translate process?

Paul, is there any chance that SDL will implement a simple process to batch undo the pseudo-translate batch process in any forthcoming service pack, or alternatively for the pseudo-translate process to fork off from the project so it doesn't affect the files for translation in the first place?

I'll try to add this suggestion to the ideas site when I have a moment?


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