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Thread poster: Mark Nathan

Mark Nathan  Identity Verified
France
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French to English
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Jul 5, 2013

Hi,

I am working with a large TM on a large repetitive text (20,000 words) in Studio 2011 and am finding older TUs with a lower match being inserted.

For example an old 70% match is being inserted while a more recent 95% match is shown in the translation results window.

I can solve this with "update main translation memories" but it takes a while because it is a large TM, and I obviously cannot be doing this everytime I enter a new TU.

Any suggestions?


 

SDL Community  Identity Verified
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Local time: 06:25
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Very odd behaviour Jul 5, 2013

Hi Mark,

I would say there is something wrong with how you are working here. A higher match always appears at the top and is always inserted into the translation before a lower match. This is fundamental.

Is the file pretranslated with the 70% already there or is it being inserted in front of your eyes while a 95% match is in the TM results window?

Thanks

Paul


 

Mark Nathan  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 06:25
Member (2002)
French to English
+ ...
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You may well be right Paul Jul 5, 2013

Thanks for your reply.

I do not have a lot of experience working with such large files and large TMs and it is possible I enabled a pretranslation option without realizing it.

In any case, I have finished it now and I must say that while correcting a long text of mostly 75% or 90% matches is undoubtedly very useful for the client (and reasonably well-paid) it is not much fun for the translator!


 


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