How to Search the Translation Memory

This topic describes how to search the text in the translation units in the active translation memory in the Translation Memories view.


To search the translation memory:

  1. In the Translation Memories view, make the translation memory for which you want to search the active translation memory.

  2. Enter the search criteria in the Source Text and Target Text boxes in the Search Details window.

  3. Select the type of search you want to perform from the Search Type drop-down list.

  4. Specify search options:

  1. If you want to the search to distinguish between uppercase and lowercase, select the Case sensitive option.

  2. If you want to use wildcards in your search, select the Use wildcards option.

  1. Click Perform Search.


If you have a filter selected in the TM Filter drop-down list, this is applied at the same time. To only apply the search criteria, select <no filter> from the TM Filter drop-down list and click Perform Search.


The translation units that match the search criteria specified are displayed in the TM side-by-side editor window.



Related Topics

Overview: Searching and Filtering the Translation Memory

Search Details Window

How to Apply a Filter

How to Combine a Search and Filter