This 2 & 1/2 hour course is designed for users who would like to become familiar with SDL Trados Studio 2021 quickly, so that you can start working productively from day one.
The course consists of nine modules.
The first module introduces you to CAT tool technology and the translation process. The remaining modules present you with the core features of Studio while translating a Word, PowerPoint and Excel document.
There are sample documents available within the Resources module and you can use these if you wish to practice using the application after the course.
What You'll Learn
✓ Introduction to CAT tools and the translation process (15 mins)
You will be shown: what CAT technologies are, what benefits they can bring to your translation projects, and where the different databases (translation memory, termbase & AutoSuggest dictionary) fit in to the translation process
✓ Introducing the software (15 mins)
You will be shown: the prerequisites needed & starting up the software for the first time, the user interface, how to select a file for translation along with the source and target languages, how to create a new translation memory, and how to open an MS Word document
✓ Translating a single file (MS Word) - part 1 (20 mins)
You will be shown: how to change the font size, how to confirm a segment, examples of translation memory matches, how number substitution works, how to apply formatting, how to add a termbase, and how to insert a tag
✓ Translating a single file (MS Word) - part 2 (20 mins)
You will be shown: what is meant by the structure information, how to produce a preview and interactive preview in action, how to save a document, how to copy source to target, the various tag view options, how to save a target file
✓ Translating a single file (MS PowerPoint) (20 mins)
You will be shown how to: add and use an AutoSuggest dictionary, use date localization, edit the source text, generate a PowerPoint preview, conduct a concordance search, merge segments, show white space characters, and save an MS PowerPoint target document
✓ Translating a single file (PDF) (20 mins)
You will be shown how to: open a PDF document, merge segments across paragraphs, analyze files and read an analysis report, and preview a PDF document
✓ Translating a single file (MS Excel) (10 mins)
You will be shown how to: open an MS Excel document, add a termbase, insert terms and show only term suggestions, and preview an MS Excel document
✓ Using segment fragments during translation (20 mins)
You will be shown: what segment fragment matching is and how it works, how to use segment fragments, segment fragment matching for partial Tus, how to upgrade a translation memory, how to configure your project settings for fragment matches, and partial fragment matches in action
Provides you with: workbook, sample files folder and useful links
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