How to Create a Language Resource Template

This topic describes how to create a file-based language resource template in the Translation Memories view.


To create a language resource template:

  1. In the Translation Memories view, select File > New > Language Resource Template from the menu bar. The New Language Resource Template dialog box is displayed.

  2. Enter a description in the Description box.

  3. Select the language for which you want to define language settings from Language drop-down list.
    Language resource settings are only applied to source language text.

  4. Under Resources, select a list and click Edit. A dialog box appropriate to the list type is displayed:

  1. The dialog box contains the default language resource settings.

  1. Click OK to close the dialog box.

  2. Repeat steps 4 - 7 for all further languages and lists you want to edit.

  3. When you have finished editing lists for all languages, click OK to close the New Language Resource Template dialog box. The Save Language Resource Template As dialog box is displayed.


If you do not edit or add an entry to at least one list, SDL Trados Studio will not allow you to click OK to create a new language resource template.

  1. Enter a name for the language resource template in the File name box and click Save. The language resource template is saved with a *.sdltm.resource extension. The language resource template is added to the navigation pane under the Language Resource Templates folder.


Related Topics

Overview: Working with Language Resource Templates

About Language Resource Templates

How to Edit a Language Resource Template

How to Create a Segmentation Rule

How to Edit a Segmentation Rule