Translate one single ttx-file with two different TMs ?
Thread poster: Sylvain Leray

Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:15
Member (2003)
German to French
Jan 20, 2005

Trados FL 6.5.5.438 (build 439)
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PowerPoint 2002

Hello,

I have to translate into French a PPT-presentation in which the slides are in English and the comment pages under the slides are in German. So I have a ttx-file which contains both languages as source.

Is it possible to translate the slides with my EN-FR TM and to "switch" the TM when it comes to comments? It will surely be tedious, but I can't see another solution.
If it's possible, will it cause problems when I clean up the file, or should I "Save as target" only?
If it's not possible, how can I proceed?

Regards,
Sylvain

PS I think I rather should cut and paste the comments into a Word document and translate them with the second TM, then paste them back in the target ppt-file.

[Edited at 2005-01-20 14:00]


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Fernando Toledo  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 09:15
German to Spanish
First EN then DE Jan 20, 2005

Well, simply translate the EN segments wit the EN TM, and for all DE segments make a "Copy segment" then clean up. Open this new file with the DE TM and make the same now copying the FR (already done) segments.

Rgds


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Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:15
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German to French
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Thanks Jan 21, 2005

Thank you Toledo,

This is a good way round. But I had already begun to translate the comments in a separate Word document, so I will continue so

Regards,
Sylvain


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