It is possible to upload an existing translation into Wordfast PRO?
Thread poster: Laura Ventruto

Laura Ventruto  Identity Verified
United States
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Member (2010)
English to Italian
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Sep 19, 2017

I have a translation that I completed some time ago without using a CAT tool. Now, I was asked to review it and make the necessary changes since the source text has been modified. I uploaded the new source file in Wordfast as a new project and I was wondering if I could import the translation I have and cross check it against the new source file. All files are in Word. Thanks.

 

QUOI  Identity Verified

Chinese to English
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Alignment first Sep 19, 2017

Align your translation with the original source text and upload to your WF TM. Work as a new project with your new source text. Matched segments will show up. Update where required.

 

Jean Lachaud  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 17:20
English to French
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If not alignment Sep 19, 2017

Quoi is right, alignment is the proper procedure. However, in my experience, it may be faster and less headache to simply launch a new translation session with the new file, and copy/paste from Word each previously-translated segment and edit as needed, which avoids the alignment step, which is rarely straightforward.

 


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