Project Settings/Language Pairs/TM and Auto Trans/Update setting ignored - Studio 2017
Thread poster: tz7

tz7
United States
Local time: 07:05
English to Japanese
Feb 2, 2017

I set new update field attributes under "All Language Pairs" but the old attributes from "English (US) -> Japanese/Update" is used even though "Use different translation providers for this language pair" checkbox is OFF.

Is this a design?


 

MikeTrans
Germany
Local time: 13:05
Italian to German
+ ...
That's strange... Feb 2, 2017

tz7 wrote:

I set new update field attributes under "All Language Pairs" but the old attributes from "English (US) -> Japanese/Update" is used even though "Use different translation providers for this language pair" checkbox is OFF.

Is this a design?


Hello,
I use attributes extensively and I have not (yet) encountered this behavior. I use multiple pick-lists as well as text fields for attributes; if a specific attribute doesn't yet exist in a TM I have to first add it by going in TM > Settings. Only then I will be able to define a new value in the Project Settings. I generally use Project=Working for my current project so I can filter it later easily and export to do some cleaning.

The design should be: New attributes are added to your TM when you confirm a segment or when you use the "Update Main Translation Memory" dialogue. For that you must check that the 'Update' checkbox for the right translation memory is activated (in All Language Pairs). I never got wrong attribute values, this would be a bug I think.
In order to correct your wrong attributes: To replace attributes in the TM, you must first define a filter in the Translation Memory section of Studio and then use the 'Batch Edit' where you use that filter and define the change.

Mike

[Edited at 2017-02-02 03:46 GMT]


 


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