How to use Olifant to merge TMs
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Jose Mariano  Identity Verified
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Aug 29, 2016

Hi,

I want to merge TM's (txt) from WFP 3.

I tried to install WFC to merge the TMs but I am having problem with the installation under Word 2002.

I tried to merge with WFP 3, but I am not sure how to do it (TM Servers, TM content, etc.). I don't want to "kill" my TMs.

I tried with WF Anywhere, but the icons are grey and I don't know how to do it.

I am trying with Olifant, but Olifant has Wordfast Import Options that I don't know how to use. Should I mark ONLY "Merge entries"? And how to delete duplicate entries?

Thank you in advance.

Regards


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Text editor? Aug 29, 2016

Not really an answer, but Wordfast TMs are basically just plain text. Why not simply open them in a good text editor and copy and paste strings from one to the other (excluding the header)?

[Edited at 2016-08-29 08:19 GMT]


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Something can go wrong Aug 29, 2016

Hi Esperantisto,

1. Something can go wrong.

2. Olifant can see what is wrong with the TM's

3. I don't know if Olifant can do this, but I would like to delete the duplicate entries.


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Sure for 3 Aug 29, 2016

http://okapi.sourceforge.net/Release/Olifant/Help/howtos.htm

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How to begin? Aug 29, 2016

Hi Esperantisto,

Your answer helped me, but I don't know how to begin:

"I am trying with Olifant, but Olifant has Wordfast Import Options that I don't know how to use. Should I mark ONLY "Merge entries"?"


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Defaults Aug 29, 2016

When using Olifant to merge TMs (mainly TMX files actually), I just accept the default settings that the program offers.

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Thank you Aug 29, 2016

Thanks, Esperantisto!

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