If you translate using SDL Trados Studio, you probably have lots of handy MultiTerm termbases. After creating all that valuable data, you may want to share it with your client - so you will probably need to export the terms into another format. Here are the steps to export a ...
Some people collect medals, coins or stamps – I collect termbases. I find that a good termbase or glossary is an essential tool to keep translations consistent and correct. But rather than referencing just one termbase, in a single project, I often work with five to ten. Here are some tips on using multiple termbases in Trados Studio.
I recently read the claim that many translators hate translation technology. In my experience, this is simply not true – in fact, many love it. Here are some of the reasons why.
Where are the best places to find help on Trados Studio? Does the software come with a user guide? And does SDL provide support or help with troubleshooting?
I often get asked questions like these, so here are seven ways to find all the information you need.
Do you translate using Trados Studio? Do you know how to search a MultiTerm termbase within Studio? Read on to learn more.
Terminology is crucial for our work as translators. We are continually searching for the right words – in our heads, in dictionaries or online resources, or in our translation memories and terminology databases. Here are some useful, free resources to help find the right terminology for your translations.
Do you translate in SDL Trados Studio? If so, now is a good time to look at which version you want to use for the near future. Once you’ve decided, you could also look at whether the manual written by Mats Linder might be helpful.
Have you ever wanted to turn off auto-propagation in Trados Studio? Or check segments before they’re auto-propagated? Or do you find that auto-propagation of numbers is slow?
Thankfully, it’s easy to change the auto-propagation settings to handle these and other situations. Here’s how:
I’ve recently found myself very grateful for the translation memory and concordance that are part of the CAT (Computer-aided Translation)tool that I use. Thank goodness for that huge database of sentences I’ve translated before, giving me chunks of text to reuse for my clients’ brochures and reports.
A few translators have told me recently that they’re reluctant to buy a CAT* tool because they have heard that agencies pay less for your translations if you use one. That makes it sound like CAT tools are a very bad investment! So, is it true?