How to split a large sdlxliff file in SDL Studio 2011
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Mustafa C. KATI  Identity Verified
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Jun 4, 2016

The title says it all. I have a large sdlxliff file and it's getting even larger as I proceed. So the process gets slower by each segment. I need to split it, translate them and merge them to a single file again. The application SDLXLIFF Split/Merge is not available anymore on translationzone. Any ideas?

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CafeTran Training
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Text editor? Jun 5, 2016

Isn't this something that you can do with a text editor too? By copying the file header and closing tag to chunks of the large file?

Or: Make several copies of the file. From the first copy you remove the lines 2000-end. From the second copy you remove the lines 1-2000 and 4000-end etc.


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The title of the app says it all too Jun 5, 2016

Mustafa C. KATI wrote:

The title says it all. I have a large sdlxliff file and it's getting even larger as I proceed. So the process gets slower by each segment. I need to split it, translate them and merge them to a single file again. The application SDLXLIFF Split/Merge is not available anymore on translationzone. Any ideas?


There is an app/plugin in the translationzone webpage that does exactly what you are looking for:

http://appstore.sdl.com/app/sdl-xliff-split-merge/20/


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Mustafa C. KATI  Identity Verified
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this is just what I needed Jun 6, 2016

Huw Watkins wrote:

Mustafa C. KATI wrote:

The title says it all. I have a large sdlxliff file and it's getting even larger as I proceed. So the process gets slower by each segment. I need to split it, translate them and merge them to a single file again. The application SDLXLIFF Split/Merge is not available anymore on translationzone. Any ideas?


There is an app/plugin in the translationzone webpage that does exactly what you are looking for:

http://appstore.sdl.com/app/sdl-xliff-split-merge/20/


I heard about this app but I couldn't find it anywhere. Thanks for the link. You made my day!!


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