TRADOS treating all untranslated units as translated
Thread poster: Neil Coffey

Neil Coffey  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:26
French to English
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Apr 27, 2016

I have a project where, for some inexplicable reason, TRADOS has decided to treat all untranslated sentence as though they are translated (i.e. the translation is blank, but it has a status of translated and confirmed).

Does anyone know: is there some bulk action I can perform to reverse this insanity, i.e. "for all unit whose translation is blank, set the status to 'untranslated'"?


 

NeoAtlas
Spain
Local time: 05:26
English to Spanish
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Filter by Translated and enter “^.+$” in the Display Filter Apr 28, 2016

If I understand correctly, you can follow this procedure:

- Filter by Translated (Review ribbon > Display Filter group)
- Enter a this pattern “^.+$” (without quotes) in the Display Filter and ensure the In Target button is selected
- Press Enter
(Notice that only the segments with something in the Target column will appear.)

- Select all these translated segments and lock them (CTRL+L).
- Press the Reset Filters button
(Notice that all the segments are visible and the locked ones are your real translations.)

- Filter by Unlocked state in the Display Filter
(Notice that only segments Not translated and with bad Translated status are shown.

Please be very careful: Before going on, ensure you don't have any Draft/Translated approved/… segments or you'll lose these translations.)

- Select all the Unlocked segments, right click to open the pop-up menu and select Change segment status > Not translated.

Finally:
- Filter by Locked state in the Display Filter.
- Select all the Locked segments, and revert their status to Unlock.
- Press the Reset Filters button to view all the segments.

Is this what you needed to get?

... Jesús Prieto ...


 

Anna Spanoudaki-Thurm  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 05:26
Member (2009)
German to Greek
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Thank you! Apr 28, 2016

Thank you NeoAtlas! This is good solution.
I have had this problem a couple of times, but I was lucky to notice it quickly, so that I could solve it by pressing "undo" a few times.
I do not know why it happens. I imagined that I pressed some shortcut by mistake.


 


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