Generating TMs without aligning
Thread poster: Darius Porebski

Darius Porebski
Germany
Local time: 08:24
English to German
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Aug 30, 2007

Dear collegues,

We all surely know how hard it is to generate a TM by aligning two or more documents (in my case, around 3.500 htm files...).
Therefore my question: Is there any possibility to do it an easier way?

I already analyzed all source documents (TW), then exported all unknown segments to a (German) TM. Looking at its source code German and English segments are always the same.

Then I processed all target documents the same way.

What I've got now are two TMX files, one German, the other English, but inside of each the segments are German-German and English-English.

I'm stuck somehow! It there any workaround? Thank you in advance!

Regards
Darius


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Vito Smolej
Germany
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Convert to word tables... Aug 30, 2007

using PlusToyz (or something equivalent)

see URL on my profile.

PS: and of course you convert then what you have kept of 2x2 columns back into TMX (or bilingual txt).

If that does not do it, let me know.


[Edited at 2007-08-30 10:01]


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
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An unofficial build of OmegaT... Aug 30, 2007

Darius Porebski wrote:
We all surely know how hard it is to generate a TM by aligning two or more documents (in my case, around 3.500 htm files...).


There is an unofficial build of OmegaT that its creator claims can align documents by simply putting the documents in two folders (in the /source/ and /target/ folders). Join the OmegaT yahoogroup and read the past week's posts.

I haven't tried it yet.


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Darius Porebski
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Thanks! Aug 30, 2007

It's a great tool and works properly.

Best regards
Darius


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