Newbie question on TMs ("approved" checkbox)
Thread poster: Fiona Grace Peterson

Fiona Grace Peterson  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 06:56
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Italian to English
Nov 27, 2013

Please forgive my very basic question, but I can't seem to find the answer anywhere.

When I translate a segment and am happy with my translation I check the "Approved" box - does this automatically enter my translation into the TM? And if I later decide to make changes to this "approved" segment, when I again check the "approved" box does it automatically overwrite my previous translation?


I must say I'm not wild about the User Guide; for a beginner who's not very CAT literate, it's not always very clear.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!


 

Rodolfo Raya  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:56
English to Spanish
Write enabled database Nov 27, 2013

Fiona Peterson wrote:
When I translate a segment and am happy with my translation I check the "Approved" box - does this automatically enter my translation into the TM?


If you have a write-enabled database, your translation is stored in it when you approve the segment.

And if I later decide to make changes to this "approved" segment, when I again check the "approved" box does it automatically overwrite my previous translation?


If you have a write-enabled database, the translation is automatically updated.

Regards,
Rodolfo


 


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