Exporting a TM in Transit for import into Trados
Thread poster: Sarah Downing

Sarah Downing  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:02
German to English
+ ...
Feb 5, 2010

Hello fellow translators and Transit users,

Every so often my colleague goes on holiday and I "babysit" her customers. She does her translations in Transit, but I work with Trados. Is there any function in Transit that is similar to the Trados TM export into a .txt file, etc. that enables her to export her Translation Memory, so that I can somehow import it into Trados? I know nothing about Transit, so please excuse my ignorance.

Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you very much!

Sarah Downing


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Bob Kerns  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 00:02
Member (2002)
German to English
It depends on what variant of Transit your colleague uses Feb 5, 2010

Hi Sarah,

If, like me, your colleague uses the free version of Transit (Satellite PE), then she can't export to a .txt file, but this type of export may well be available in one of the "full" versions of Transit.

If your colleague uses Transit Satellite PE, she delivers her finished projects in .TXF files, and as far as I know these can be imported into Trados. I no longer use Trados so I can't be sure on that.

It might be worth asking your question in the "transit_termstar" group on Yahoo; that's where most of the Transit "experts" seem to be.

HTH
Bob


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Antoní­n Otáhal
Local time: 00:02
Member (2005)
English to Czech
+ ...
tmx Feb 5, 2010

Generally speaking, "tmx" is the format for using Transit TM in Trados and vice versa.

Antonin


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Maya Gorgoshidze[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Exporting a TM in Transit for import into Trados

Advanced search






CafeTran Espresso
You've never met a CAT tool this clever!

Translate faster & easier, using a sophisticated CAT tool built by a translator / developer. Accept jobs from clients who use SDL Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast & major CAT tools. Download and start using CafeTran Espresso -- for free

More info »
BaccS – Business Accounting Software
Modern desktop project management for freelance translators

BaccS makes it easy for translators to manage their projects, schedule tasks, create invoices, and view highly customizable reports. User-friendly, ProZ.com integration, community-driven development – a few reasons BaccS is trusted by translators!

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search