Workshop on SDL Trados Studio 2014: tips and tricks for beginners

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Online training
Topic: Software, tools & computing

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Start time:Apr 2, 2014 14:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Duration: 210 minutes

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Purchase of SDL Trados software is not necessary to take this training. The software features will be presented via the trainer’s machine.

This workshop is not part of the SDL Trados Approved Online Training and Certification program. To take SDL Trados approved training (with certification exams included at no extra cost), please click here.

Even if you do not attend the online session you will still have unlimited access to the video recording and training materials within one working week after the course.

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April 2 Workshop on SDL Trados Studio 2014: tips and tricks for beginners
May 14 Speed up your terminology search

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Language:English
Summary:Get familiar with SDL Trados Studio 2014 the ultimate version just issued last October. Become familiar with the main basic features, tips and tricks and learn how to make the most out of SDL Trados Studio and increase your productivity with this online workshop specially thought for basic and new SDL Trados users.
Description
This workshop is designed for basic SDL Trados Studio 2014 users. Participants will learn all main new basic tricks and features in order to be able to completely exploit the software and learn how to deal with most common file formats. You will learn how to build your own TMs or import TMs you receive from an agency, both in SDLTM and TMX format. You will also learn how to build and manage a Glossary (usually called Terminology List) with SDL Multiterm. See the program section below for a complete detail of the topics to be covered during the session.

Prepare your questions before the class! There will be opportunity for live Q&A and discussion of software features during the workshop.

The main points to be discussed on the training:

  • How to translate complex and uncommon file format with SDL Trados Studio 2011
  • How to use the new TrackChanges function
  • How to export your sdlxliff document into a Word-document and have it proofread by someone else
  • How to import your Teminologies from Excel or Word files into your Multiterm software.
  • How to convert TMs formats
  • How to manage a Package received by an Agency


  • Target audience
    This course is addressed to professional translators who wish to start using SDL Trados Studio 2014 and want to learn all new tricks and tips in order to improve and increase their own translation daily productivity.
    Learning objectives
    You will learn how to use the software from the very scratch and how to use it in your daily translation priductivity.
    Prerequisites
    No specific knowledge on CAT TOOLs is required.
    Program
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    How create a project with SDL Trados Studio 2014 (Either New Project or Translate Single File feature)How to create your first TM or add exixting TMs to your projectHow to import, manage, translate and export all your translated filesHow to deal with the regulat translation workflowHow to create Teminology Lists or import your existing Terms from MS-Excel or MS-Word files into SDL Multiterm application.
    Software and system requirements
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    Purchase of SDL license is not necessary to take this training.

    Virtual platform system requirements

    For PC-based Users:

    • Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
    • Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
    • Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

    For Mac®-based Users:

    • Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 – Leopard® or newer
    • Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
    • Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

    To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

    • Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
    • Required: speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
    • NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

    Recommendations

    • For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
    • For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
    • We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

    Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
    Registration and payment information
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    Trainer
     Paolo Sebastiani    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Paolo Sebastiani is an English-Italian, French-Italian and German-Italian Professional Translator with over 20 years of experience in Italy and abroad. He obtained his first University degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Urbino in 1991 and his second University degree in Political Studies, at the same University in the year 2000. He founded his Translation Agency, Eurolingua, in 1994 and since then has been working as translator, interpreter and Cat-Tool official Trainer. He has organized many in-person training courses about Wordfast, SDL Trados and Atril Dejavu in different Italian towns and as a ProZ.com Professional Trainer, has run many Wordfast-PRO, Wordfast-Classic and Wordfast-Anywhere training sessions for progressive knowledge acquisition with excellent feedbacks.
    Paolo lives in Rimini, Italy
    Comments about this course

    Workshop on SDL Trados Studio 2014: tips and tricks for beginners

    ljarque Identity Verified
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    Local time: 03:19
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    Technical knowledge required to fully benefit from the trainingMar 18, 2014

    Hi, Paolo!
    I am highly interested in getting started with my newly acquired and installed Trados Studio Freelance 2014. The thing is I only have the software but no clue of how to run it from scratch. I have used ATRIL Deja Vu with certain dexterity, so I suppose this must not be that different. The reason I ask is because, I tend to associate learning 'new tricks' once you already master certain level of command
    Is it required to have certain prior command of the software in order to
    ... See more
    Hi, Paolo!
    I am highly interested in getting started with my newly acquired and installed Trados Studio Freelance 2014. The thing is I only have the software but no clue of how to run it from scratch. I have used ATRIL Deja Vu with certain dexterity, so I suppose this must not be that different. The reason I ask is because, I tend to associate learning 'new tricks' once you already master certain level of command
    Is it required to have certain prior command of the software in order to fully benefit from your delivery?
    Thanks in advance for your prompt attention, so I can avoid missing a seat (of which there are 14 left)!!
    ljarque

    [Edited at 2014-03-18 12:37 GMT]
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    Paolo Sebastiani Identity Verified
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    Local time: 03:19
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    No need to know the basics in order to attend my webinar on SDL Trados Studio 2014Mar 27, 2014

    Hello ljarque,
    You do not need to have any knowledge to attend my upcoming webinar about SDL Trados Studio 2014.
    We will start from the beginning giving out instructions on how to use the software from scratch.
    Therefore if you would like to sign for this event you are welcome.
    If you like you can also contact me directly via email (eurolingua@tin.it) or skype: eurox55
    I hope to hear from you soon
    Con l’occasione porgo distinti saluti

    Paolo Sebastiani <
    ... See more
    Hello ljarque,
    You do not need to have any knowledge to attend my upcoming webinar about SDL Trados Studio 2014.
    We will start from the beginning giving out instructions on how to use the software from scratch.
    Therefore if you would like to sign for this event you are welcome.
    If you like you can also contact me directly via email (eurolingua@tin.it) or skype: eurox55
    I hope to hear from you soon
    Con l’occasione porgo distinti saluti

    Paolo Sebastiani

    EUROLINGUA
    Tel.: 0541 915164
    Cell: 328 2419508
    Skype: eurox55
    email: eurolingua@tin.it
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