Category Archives: advanced level

Transit NXT and FrameMaker

There’s life in the old dogs yet Adobe FrameMaker is a software application for creating, managing and publishing large and complex technical publications, including structured documents. First released in 1986, there have been rumours repeatedly circulated that FrameMaker development would … Continue reading

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Flex NXT to the max

Customising the system environment for Transit NXT One of the strengths of Transit is its flexibility. There are literally thousands of ways to customise Transit NXT to suit your type of work, your personal preferences or your system environment. In … Continue reading

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Short Cuts – Nº 17: View Project Package and Translation Package Files

Both Transit’s Project Package Files (PPF) and Translation Package Files (TPF) are in compressed format and their content can be viewed with compression utilities like Winzip, WinRAR or 7-Zip. That’s handy if you want to have a look into the … Continue reading

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Open at heart – Terminology exchange formats in TermStar NXT

Export TermStar dictionaries into different formats TermStar, the terminology management component of Transit NXT, is extremely flexible and open when it comes to importing or exporting terminology. It supports multiple exchange formats and simplifies the import / export routines as … Continue reading

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Multi-directional translation memory

Variations on TM In a recent post about new pretranslation options, we mentioned the fact that Transit NXT is the only TEnT that can create multi-directional translation memories. In practice, this feature means that, for example, a multilingual project with … Continue reading

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New terminology extraction in Transit NXT (2 of 2)

Noise and silence In a recent article about terminology extraction, Uwe Muegge states that “the two biggest issues with terminology extraction tools are noise (invalid term candidates) and silence (i.e., missing legitimate term candidates)”. He goes on to say that … Continue reading

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New terminology extraction in Transit NXT (1 of 2)

The new terminology extraction in Transit NXT’s latest Service Pack is a quantum leap to what had been there before. We will therefore dedicate two subsequent tooltips to this new feature and will explain the most important additions and advantages … Continue reading

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