Upgrade Translation Memories Wizard > Input Translation Memories

Use the Input Translation Memories page of Upgrading Translation Memories wizard to select legacy translation memories, TMX files or SDL WinAlign Export TXT files that you want to upgrade to an SDL Trados Studio format .sdltm.

You can select individual translation memories, TMX files or SDL WinAlign Export TXT files and add them to the list and you can also select folders. When you select a folder, all files in the folder (that are of a type which can be upgraded) are added to the list If the folder contains sub-folders, the files in the sub-folders are also added to the list.

To display this page of the wizard, select Tools > Upgrade Translation Memories from the menu bar.

 

NOTE

If you display this wizard by opening an SDLX 2007 or SDL Trados 2007 file in the Translation Memories view, the Upgrade Translation Memories page is displayed as the first page instead.

 

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Description

Add File-based TMs from Folder

Click this to display the Browse For Folder dialog box where you can add all of the contents of a folder to upgrade.

Add File-based TMs

Click this to display the Select Input Translation Memories dialog box and to select one of the following locally stored files:

  • Translation Memory Exchange Documents (*.tmx) (SDL TMX only)

  • SDL Trados 2007 File-based Translation Memories (*.tmw)

  • SDLX 2007 File-based Translation Memories (*.mdb)

  • SDL WinAlign Export (*.txt) - When you select these files, the WinAlign Conversion dialog box is displayed. This converts the files to SDL Trados 2007 TMW files to prepare them for the upgrade process.

 

NOTE

In order to upgrade a translation memory from SDL Trados 2007 or SDLX format, you must have the applications still installed on your computer.

In order to upgrade an SDL WinAlign Export TXT file, you much have SDL Trados 2007 Suite still installed on your machine.

 

Add Server-based TM

Click this and select one of the following options:

  • SDL Trados 2007 server-based translation memory - Select this to display the Select a Translation Memory dialog box where you can select a SDL Trados 2007 server-based translation memory.

  • SDLX 2007 server-based translation memory - Select this to display the Select Data Source where you can select a SDLX 2007 server-based translation memory.

Name

This column displays the name of the legacy translation memory, TMX file and SDL WinAlign Export TXT file that is to be upgraded.

Location

This column displays the location of the legacy translation memory, TMX file or SDL WinAlign Export TXT file.

Translation Units

This column displays the number of translation units in the legacy translation memory, TMX file or SDL WinAlign Export TXT file.

Remove

Select this to remove the selected translation memory, TMX file or SDL WinAlign Export TXT file.

Specify the location to store temporary files created during the conversion process:

Temporary files that are created during conversion are stored in this location. To change the default location click Browse.

 

Click Next to go to the Output Translation Memories page of the Input Translation Memories wizard.

 

 

Related Topics

Overview: Upgrade Translation Memories Wizard

Output Translation Memories

Output Translation Memories Settings

Upgrading Translation Memories