Why is Trados not recognizing texts I have translated before?
Thread poster: Constance Mannshardt

Constance Mannshardt  Identity Verified
Germany
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English to Portuguese
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Apr 22, 2006

I migrated to a new computer (Windows XP, Office 2003 and Trados 7) and everything on my new computer looks just like it looked on my old. I think that I haven't configurated the Tm options (now term recognition on 70%) properly, since I am am translating TUs I know almost by heart and Trados is not recognizing them!
Any ideas of what to do?
Thank you!


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Anette Herbert  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:28
English to Swedish
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Check settings Apr 22, 2006

I think that I haven't configurated the Tm options (now term recognition on 70%) properly, since I am am translating TUs I know almost by heart and Trados is not recognizing them!


Hi!

If you haven't check this already, make sure that you have set the
term recognition correctly both under Options-Term recognition options (for correct language, as I see you do several languages) and also that recognition is "on" under Options and just make sure there that Term recognition is ticked (or press Ctrl R).

Good luck

Anette


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Constance Mannshardt  Identity Verified
Germany
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Yes, this was all OK! Apr 22, 2006

Term recognition is on, correct languages are selected and it should work. But it still doesn't!

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Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:28
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German to French
TUs and Terms Apr 22, 2006

Hi !

You should make the distinction between TUs stored in the Translation Memory, and the terms contained in the Termbase (Term recognition).

I think you refer here to TUs, isn't it?
Just check in the Workbench : Options, Translation Memory Options, General. Set the "minimum match value" to the value of your choice. This should do the trick.

HTH,
Sylvain


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