Are there any courses in Trados?
Thread poster: yolanda Speece
yolanda Speece  Identity Verified
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Oct 21, 2005

Where can one go to learn how to use TRADOS? Sometimes while reading the manual I find myself getting headaches!

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Pablo Roufogalis
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Training Oct 22, 2005

yolanda Speece wrote:

Where can one go to learn how to use TRADOS? Sometimes while reading the manual I find myself getting headaches!

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2005-10-21 23:36]


Hello Yolanda.

Yes, Trados is often overwhelming as it presents lots of choices meant for database programmers and not for translators.

I strongly suggest you look for a fellow translator in your area that can guide you through it.

In most cases, though, if you are lost about what a screen asks from you, just accept what is already selected. And use the Help and the manuals. They are quite good but overwhelming for a plain translator (i.e. one with no minor in database programming).

You'll waste a lot of time but if you don't get outside help, it's you only choice, I guess.

Good luck.


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Contact Trados Oct 23, 2005

Hi Yolanda,
Trados run courses, too - I'm not familiar with their offerings in the US, though.

Best regards,
Ralf


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