Changing TM language?
Thread poster: Marketing-Lang.
Marketing-Lang.  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 09:52
English to German
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Sep 24, 2004

Hi,
I have a customer who has decided to go with US English instead of UK English.
How can I adjust my TM to suit, i.e. from German-UK English to German-US English?

Thanks for any tips.

-Mike-


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jmadsen  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:52
Changing of TM language Sep 24, 2004

1. Export the TM to a text file.
2. Open the txt file in Word.
3. Search and replace "Seg L=EN-GB" with "Seg L=EN-US".
4. Create a new TM with the relevant language combination.
5. Import the changed txt file.

Jørgen

[Edited at 2004-09-24 09:31]


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Carsten Behrend  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 09:52
English to German
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Export, Edit, Import Sep 24, 2004

Hallo!

This is no perfect solution:

Export your TM into a text file. Open this txt file in Notepad and change the language identificator from EN-GB into EN-US by Find/Replace. Then, go to workbench and set up a new TM. Import the new entries.

HTH
Carsten

[Edited at 2004-09-24 09:17]

[Edited at 2004-09-24 09:19]


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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 09:52
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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Why so complicated? Ooops Sep 24, 2004

Simply export your TM to a text file.
Then create a new TM with reversed languages (be sure you use the same languages, ie EN-GB and DE-DE) and import the exported TM into this one. So you have reversed your TM without any trouble.

Regards
Jerzy

One should better read the posts and not only the subjects in mails - sorry.
In that case follow the advice with replacing language names in exported file. This does work very good.

[Edited at 2004-09-24 09:21]


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Marketing-Lang.  Identity Verified
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Thanks! Sep 24, 2004

Thanks for your help, guys! That worked just fine
-M-


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