How to convert SDLX .tdb termbase to Trados TM?
Thread poster: Yuting Xiao

Yuting Xiao  Identity Verified
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Apr 4, 2007

I tried to export a termbase file from SDLX into all three different formatted files SDLX supplies (SDL Terminology, Trados MultiTerm and Tab-delimited Text).
But no matter which format I chose, there is no way I can easily convert the exported termbase into Trados importable TM. Does anyone have a good experence to share.
Thank you.


 

Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
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ApSic XBench Apr 5, 2007

Hi,

Once you have exported the termbase into a txt (tab-delimited text), you may use ApSIC XBench (http://www.apsic.com/en/products_xbench.html), load the glossary in a new project and export it as a tmx memory, which you can then easily import in Trados.
For me, it worked like a charm.

XBench is very easy to use, don't worryicon_smile.gif

HTH,
Sylvain



[Modifié le 2007-04-05 09:07]


 

Yuting Xiao  Identity Verified
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Error in TMX import Apr 5, 2007

Hi Sylvain,

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Following your instruction to build a new project in Xbench then export the glossary into a .tmx formatted file, it didn't work while I tried to import it into the Workbench. The error message returned: Error in TMX import. I am using Trados Freelance 7.0 . Do you know how can I resolve the problem?
Thanks in advance.


 

Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
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German to French
... Apr 5, 2007

Hi Rachel,

Oh, sorry to hear that.
I'm afraid I won't be of any help here... I'm not a specialist of the tmx issues.

Good luck,
Sylvain


 


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