Wordfast/Trados word count/matches
Thread poster: xxxMurielP
xxxMurielP  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:31
French to English
+ ...
Oct 18, 2006

Hi,

I have been contacted by an agency and they have accepted to work with me despite the fact that I do not have Trados, but also on the condition that the word count/matches are the same as Trados.
How can I verify this? Their price matrix with Trados is as follows:
0-74%: full word rate
75-99%: 50% of full word rate
100%, reps: 25% of full word rate

I have never had to apply this matrix for my work and am a bit lost.
Many thanks for any advice


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 22:31
Member (2003)
Finnish to German
+ ...
You can analyse with Wordfast Oct 18, 2006

Tools- Analyse.
Because Wf segments somewhat differently from Trados, the result will not be the same, but unless there are lots of digits in the text the difference is negligable.
The splitting seems quite fair, but put your wordrate up, so that you do not lose out.
The customer will send you his Trados analysis, which you can copy into Excel.
Regards
Heinrich


Direct link Reply with quote
 


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


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

Wordfast/Trados word count/matches

Advanced search


Translation news related to Wordfast





WordFinder
The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »
PDF Translation - the Easy Way
TransPDF converts your PDFs to XLIFF ready for professional translation.

TransPDF converts your PDFs to XLIFF ready for professional translation. It also puts your translations back into the PDF to make new PDFs. Quicker and more accurate than hand-editing PDF. Includes free use of Infix PDF Editor with your translated PDFs.

More info »



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