Trados Studio 2011 compatibility with Wordfast
Thread poster: MoiraB

MoiraB  Identity Verified
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Feb 12, 2014

I'm sharing a job with a colleague and she works with Trados Studio 2011, while I have Wordfast Classic and Pro. She'll be sending me her translation for me to edit and then combine with the rest of the job. I seem to remember there's some non-compatibility problem. Can anyone advise in what format she needs to send me the unclean (i.e. bilingual) version of her Trados translation (ttx? saved as Word file?) so that I can open it in WFC or WFP (preferably WFC), clean it up and add it to my own Wordfast TM? Another colleague who uses Trados Workbench simply sends me an unclean doc(x), which I can open no problem in WFC and clean up. Is Studio 2011 different?

BTW, I'm not too keen to receive the text from my Trados colleague as a tmx-format TM, as I'll need to check it and possibly make changes, so that would mean changing the document AND the TM.

Sorry if this is very basic - I have searched the archives but couldn't find anything relevant.

Thanks,
Moira


 

Bernard Lieber  Identity Verified
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Plug-in Feb 12, 2014

Ask your colleague to download the following plug-in from OpenExchange: http://www.translationzone.com/openexchange/app/filetypedefinitionforwordfasttxml-371.html?c=31889#31889

works perfectly.

HTH,

Bernard


 

MoiraB  Identity Verified
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Thanks Feb 12, 2014

Do you mean the first one there:
File Type Definition for Wordfast TXML

If so, I'm afraid she's already working on the Word doc I sent her. Looks like I'd have needed to convert it to a Wordfast Pro txml file for her to be able to use this plug-in. But I'm not very CAT-savvy (and neither is she!)icon_frown.gif so correct me if I'm wrong.

Moira


 

Bernard Lieber  Identity Verified
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Yes ... Feb 12, 2014

You would have to convert it to txml for her but she could recover whatever was done under Word via the TM.

Cheers,

Bernard


 

MoiraB  Identity Verified
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Merci Feb 13, 2014

Thanks for your help, Bernard!

 


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