Tag Archives: how-to

How to search source and target segments in SDL Trados Studio 2015

Ever wanted to search for source and target words at the same time? There’s an app for that! Continue reading

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Translating dates in SDL Trados Studio

What to do when a Spanish date is in the wrong format. Continue reading

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How to batch convert .doc files to .docx

A time-saving macro to convert a set of .doc files to .docx in a couple of clicks. Continue reading

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A dozen must-have programs for translators: how to move them to a new computer

Following on from my last post on transferring SDL Trados Studio to a new computer, here’s an account of the other must-have programs that I moved too. Continue reading

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How to transfer SDL Trados Studio to a new computer

All you need to know about exporting your Studio license, user profiles, TMs, projects and apps from an old machine to a new one. Continue reading

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How to translate your very first file in SDL Trados Studio 2014, 2015 or 2017

Feel daunted when you open Studio 2014 for the first time ever? Let me walk you through the process from scratch. Continue reading

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Zoom, font and display issues in SDL Trados Studio 2011/2014

How to solve display issues in Studio 2011 and 2014: zoom, font size, cut-off dialog boxes, missing segments in TMs and an empty Term Recognition window. Continue reading

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