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ECDC translation memory in 25 languages

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released a translation memory in 25 languages. That memory is available in the TMX format and can be downloaded from the site of the Joint Research Centre (JRC).

The multilingual TMX can be imported into those translation tools that support such memories, for instance memoQ, Trados […]

Restore missing Start menu in Windows 8

Windows 8 is very similar to Windows 7 when used in the Desktop view. However, Microsoft decided to remove the Start button and menu previously found in the lower left corner. Instead, there is a button that brings you to the tiled interface, which is designed primarily for users of tablets and smartphones and is […]

Convert SDLTB to Excel with GlossaryConverter plugin

Translation “packages” from SDL Trados Studio usually contain three main file types: 1) SDLTM (translation memory), 2) SDLTB (term base), 3) SDLXLIFF (translatable document). This video shows how to convert an SDLTB term base into a Excel sheet, using the GlossaryConverter plugin written by Gerhard Kordmann. The video also shows how to save the Excel […]

Convert SDLTM from SDL Trados Studio to TMX without Studio

Translation “packages” from SDL Trados Studio usually contain three main file types: 1) SDLTM (translation memory), 2) SDLTB (term base), 3) SDLXLIFF (translatable document). This video shows how to convert an SDLTM memory file into a standard TMX memory file without using Studio. The conversion is performed with a Visual Basic script written by Thomas […]

YouTube channel reaches 50,000 views

After reaching 500 subscribers a few days ago (7-Oct-2012), my YouTube channel reached 50,000 views yesterday (10-Oct-2012):

Next milestones: 1000 subscribers and 100,000 views. Thanks to all subscribers and viewers, subscribe if you haven’t already!

memoQ auto-translation rules explained

Auto-translation rules are a powerful feature of memoQ that can be used for many different purposes. This video shows how to auto-translate English phrases like two days ago, three weeks ago etc. into French, taking into account the different word order (il y a deux jours, il y a trois semaines etc.).

Link to sample […]

YouTube channel 1-year old, 500 subscribers

My YouTube channel turned 1-year a few days ago (2-Oct-2012) and it just got its 500th subscriber today (7-Oct-2012):

Next milestone: 50,000 views. Thanks to all subscribers and viewers, subscribe if you haven’t already!