Category Archives: General

Short cuts Nº 19: Excluding hidden text from being imported into Transit

Do you often have huge Excel or Power Point files in which not everything needs to be translated? For example, consider that you have an Excel file with a lot of hidden columns and you are required to translate only the … Continue reading

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STAR Campus – Software for anywhere

How can I use Transit to localize software? Traditionally, CATs (computer assisted translation tools) were used for the translation of documentation, i.e. content created with word-processing or DTP applications. For the translation of software strings, other tools were developed, the … Continue reading

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STAR Campus – Fishing the Babel Fish

What can machine translation do for me? In the book “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, the Babel fish is a small creature that you put in your ear to instantly understand anything that is said to you, in any … Continue reading

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STAR Campus – Webinar about Fuzzy Matches

What’s all this fuzz about? (Please keep on reading!) Approximate string matching or “fuzzy matching”  is the technique of finding character strings that match another character string approximately rather than exactly. To establish the fuzzy match percentage, i.e. the difference … Continue reading

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STAR Campus – Markups count towards quality too

How do I ensure that all of the markups are correct? Markups or tags are representations of structural or aesthetic features of the source document. Even though markups do not have to be translated, they are a part of the … Continue reading

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STAR Campus – Unpack and get going

What is included in my project package? To ensure that translators can work well and efficiently, they require as much information as possible: Reference material for fuzzy matches, dictionaries with terminology, PDF files of the original document, etc. For this, … Continue reading

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And the winner is… (1 of 2)

On the 6th of march, we published our first poll to ask users what features they would like to see most in new Service Packs or versions of Transit NXT. The feedback was great and we would like to say … Continue reading

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