Is it possible to search and edit the Wordfast TM?
Thread poster: Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun

Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
Norway
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Member (2006)
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Dec 24, 2004

Hi,

I wonder if it is possible to search and edit the Wf TM?

If not, is it possible to enter a new translation to the same target and have WF delete the previous translation?

Thanks in advance,
Salvador Scofano


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Graciela Carlyle  Identity Verified
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notepad Dec 24, 2004

Hi Salvador,

I asume you're using the latest public version 4.22t22

Salvador Scofano wrote:
I wonder if it is possible to search and edit the Wf TM?

Yes, of course. Wordfast TM is a simple text file, so you can edit it with Notepad or any text editor.

If not, is it possible to enter a new translation to the same target and have WF delete the previous translation?

Normally when you enter a new translation for the same segment WF will delete the previous one unless you set the rules to add everything.
If you want to make sure the new one is added and you do not want to use the old one anymore, you can do Ctrl+Alt+BackSpace on the open segment that is showing you the old translation. This will delete it from the TM, and then you can enter the new one.

The beta versions (available but not yet oficially released) have a nice TM and Glossary editor where you can perform several maintenance functions.

Hope this helps.
Merry Christmas!
Grace.


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Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
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Thanks for the tips Dec 24, 2004

Dear Grace,

Thanks for the tips.

Merry Christmas.

Salvador


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Piotr Bienkowski  Identity Verified
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Olifant from Enlaso Tools Dec 24, 2004

Salvador Scofano wrote:

Hi,

I wonder if it is possible to search and edit the Wf TM?

If not, is it possible to enter a new translation to the same target and have WF delete the previous translation?

Thanks in advance,
Salvador Scofano


It's free, it offers a spreadsheet like editing and filtering environment for TMX, Trados TXT and Wordfast TMs.

http://www.translate.com/technology/tools/olifant/Readme.htm

HTH

Piotr


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Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
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Olifant download Dec 24, 2004

Hi Piotr,

It looks like a very interesting software.
I downloaded it and will try it.

Thanks for the tips.

Rgds,
Salvador


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