How to really update new TM
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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finlandia
Local time: 09:46
Membro (2003)
Da Finlandese a Tedesco
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May 18

I translated a file and when I finished I remembered the customer wants a TM. So I created a new TM, added it in project settings (update checked) and performed both "batch tasks > update main translation memories and update project translation memories.
Nothing happens, the new TM stays empty. What can I do?


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Amnon Shapira  Identity Verified
Israele
Local time: 09:46
Membro (2011)
Da Inglese a Ebraico
Check the update checkbox May 18

Hi Heinrich.
Make sure the update checkbox is checked and remove all other TMs related with this project.
Then, confirm (Ctrl+Enter) 1 or 2 segments in the Editor to the new TM.
Once this is done, the batch job "update the project TM" should work.
Good luck.


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finlandia
Local time: 09:46
Membro (2003)
Da Finlandese a Tedesco
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AVVIO ARGOMENTO
Nothing happens May 18

I simply saved the main tm to tmx, removed the older parts (190000 segments) and imported the rest into the new TM.
I really wonder what these functions are for, I never could make them perform anything.


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Paesi Bassi
Local time: 08:46
Membro (2006)
Da Inglese a Afrikaans
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Option B May 18

Heinrich Pesch wrote:
So I created a new TM, added it in project settings (update checked) and ... Nothing happens, the new TM stays empty. What can I do?


Option B: In the Translation Memories "tab", right-click the TM and select "Import", and then import the SDLXLIFF files. You can import multiple files at once.


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Epameinondas Soufleros  Identity Verified
Grecia
Local time: 09:46
Membro (2008)
Da Inglese a Greco
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Select what is sent to the TM May 18

In the wizard after you selected one of the "Update TM" batch tasks ("batch tasks" being a quite misleading term) did you review what kind of segments would be sent to the TM? You can select which states you want to be included: for example, you might want to put in the TM only "Translation Approved" or "Signed Off" segments.

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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finlandia
Local time: 09:46
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Da Finlandese a Tedesco
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Good advice! May 18

Samuel Murray wrote:

Heinrich Pesch wrote:
So I created a new TM, added it in project settings (update checked) and ... Nothing happens, the new TM stays empty. What can I do?


Option B: In the Translation Memories "tab", right-click the TM and select "Import", and then import the SDLXLIFF files. You can import multiple files at once.

Hope I remember this next time.

Everything is checked, I use the default settings. All segments are translated but nothing will update.


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