Opening Trados 2011 Project in Trados 2009
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I hope Trados has the capability to save projects in a format that earlier versions of Trados can read...


Maybe I have to buy a copy of Trados 2009, too, for compatibility with customers who use that version


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sdl_andy
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Studio 2009 Packages? Sep 9, 2013

Hi

It depends on what you want to achieve specifically but it'll probably be fine with 2011.

Studio 2011 has the ability to save packages for Studio 2009 users.

Andy.


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Could Not Find Command Sep 9, 2013

sdl_andy wrote:

Hi

It depends on what you want to achieve specifically but it'll probably be fine with 2011.

Studio 2011 has the ability to save packages for Studio 2009 users.

Andy.


Has the ability, maybe, but I'd not been able to find how to do it


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Wrong version of Trados? Sep 9, 2013

Maybe you do not have the right version. The function is only available to user of the Professional version according to this table ...

http://kb.sdl.com/#tab:homeTab:crumb:7:artId:2595


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Most likely version is the issue here... Sep 9, 2013

... as you need the Professional license to be able to create Packages. When you have this you can create 2009 packages from 2011. If you receive a package and you have 2011 then the return package you create will be in the same format as the one you received. If you have 2009 it can only be 2009 or you wouldn't be able to read it.

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Paul


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It was not a "package" Sep 9, 2013

SDL Support wrote:

... as you need the Professional license to be able to create Packages. When you have this you can create 2009 packages from 2011. If you receive a package and you have 2011 then the return package you create will be in the same format as the one you received. If you have 2009 it can only be 2009 or you wouldn't be able to read it.

Regards

Paul


I used Trados 2011 Freelance to create a project around the PDF file to be translated, and simply saved that project, not knowing that the editor was going to be using Trados 2009, and not realizing that this might cause a problem later on.

[Edited at 2013-09-09 18:48 GMT]


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Sep 9, 2013



[Edited at 2013-09-09 22:32 GMT]


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In this case no problems... Sep 9, 2013

pmakinen wrote:

I used Trados 2011 Freelance to create a project around the PDF file to be translated, and simply saved that project, not knowing that the editor was going to be using Trados 2009, and not realizing that this might cause a problem later on.

[Edited at 2013-09-09 18:48 GMT]


You have not used Packages. This is just am sdlxliff file and you can share these between versions. The editor can make changes and send it back.

The oonly problems are if the editor wants to print preview or to save the target then they may not be able to if the filetypes between the versions are different. This is where packages come into play and avoid these issues.

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Paul


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Thanks for Your Help Sep 11, 2013


You have not used Packages. This is just am sdlxliff file and you can share these between versions. The editor can make changes and send it back.


Exactly what I needed to know!


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