WORDFAST CLASSIC Getting Started

Format: Online training

Course summary
Start time:Jul 27, 2009 13:00 GMT     Add to calendar

1st Meeting: 27th July at 12 - 14 PM GMT (Two Hours)

2nd Meeting: 30th July at 12 - 14 PM GMT (Two Hours)

Language:English
Introduction
This course is dedicated for those who are interested in a direct learning experience in Wordfast Classic, the efficient friendly easy-to-learn translation memory tool. The course will depend on a "desktop sharing" application (Go to Meeting), through which a trainee can see what the trainer is doing step by step. Then, the trainee can try that and ask any questions that may be raised.

The course consists of:

- Two 2-hour live meetings via Go to Meeting
- Offline support during the course duration
- Two assignments to be completed & discussed
Content
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1st Meeting - 1st Hour (12-1 PM GMT)
  • Translation Memory Common Concepts
  • Wordfast Classic Installation
  • Creating New Translation Memory
  • Searching Translation Memory
  • Cleaning-up Files

1st Meeting - 2nd Hour (1-2 PM GMT)
  • Terminology Management Concept
  • Creating Wordfast Glossaries
  • Using Wordfast Glossaries
  • Fuzzy Terminology Recognition
  • Converting Old Glossaries to Wordfast Glossaries
  • Placeables (Definition & Usage)

2nd Meeting - 1st Hour (12-1 PM GMT)
  • Background Translation Memory
  • Data Editor (Editing TMs & Glossaries)
  • Data Editor (Tools & Filters)
  • Concordance Search
  • Reference Search

2nd Meeting - 2nd Hour (1-2 PM GMT)
  • Wordfast Common Settings
  • Segment Special Format
  • Saving Wordfast Settings
  • Customizing Segmentation Setup
  • Untranslatable Attributes
  • Analyzing Files
  • Pre-translating Files
  • Machine Translation
  • Pandora's Box Commands (intro.)

Software and Course Requeriments
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Software requirements:

- Microsoft Word should be installed.
- You don't need to have Wordfast Classic installed on your computer to start this training.


Completion requirements:

- Two 2-Hour Meetings Attendance
- Two Assignments Completion


To access the online meetings

For PC-based Users

• Required: Windows® 2000, XP, 2003 Server or Vista
• Required: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 2.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac®-based Users

• Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or later
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 2.0 or newer; (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
• Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better

To Use VoIP (mic & speakers)

• Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Required: Microphone and speakers (USB headset recommended)
Payment Information
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Course price: 99 USD

It includes access to the two 2-hour online meetings, course materials and offline support during the course duration.

Payment can be done online with credit card, paypal moneybookers or wire transfer. Please click on the buy button on the right to purchase your spot.

Also, for some countries, local payment will be available, see Local payment option for training sessions for more information.
Trainer
Yasmin Moslem    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Yasmin Moslem is a Wordfast Certified Trainer & ATN-APTS Certified Translator and Instructor. She has a post-graduate Diploma in English Translation. She conducted many e-courses at ProZ.com, ATIDA and ATN-APTS in Wordfast and Practical Translation.
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Elizabeth Hill Barsanti (X)
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