How to translate your very first file in SDL Trados Studio 2014

This post will walk you through your very first translation in SDL Trados Studio 2014. 

I recommend doing a test run to get familiar with the basics before you take on your first paid project with Studio. There are lots of beginners’ guides and videos out there, but most are based on sample files and existing translation memories and termbases. Let’s make it even easier. We’ll start from scratch.

I suggest you write two or three sentences in a Word document in your source language and translate the file using Studio. For your very first test run don’t even use bold or italics. Let’s keep it dead simple.

Open Studio from your desktop.

  1. Go to the Welcome view
  2. Make sure you’re in…

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Posted on June 9, 2014 in Field of translation

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