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How to modify keyboard layout for curly apostrophes

In French (as well as in several other languages), curly apostrophes ( ’ ) are preferred to the straight ones. Microsoft Word can automatically convert straight apostrophes into their curly version, via its AutoFormat As You Type function. Unfortunately, many translation tools with a dedicated environment will not perform such conversion, even when they have […]

Convert Excel to TMX with Heartsome TMX Editor

This video shows how to convert an Excel sheet into a multilingual TMX translation memory, using the now free, open-sourced Heartsome TMX Editor. An Excel sheet contains strings in five languages (one language per column), with the first row acting as the header (name of the language stored in each column). When proper language codes […]

First steps with SDL Trados Studio 2015

This video shows how to translate a Word document from scratch in SDL Trados Studio 2015. First, sample bilingual terminology from an Excel sheet is converted into a MultiTerm termbase using Glossary Converter, an OpenExchange application. In Studio, a new project (Finnish-English) is created from the default project template and the document is added to […]