Category: Translation Industry

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Video: How to Run Professional Quality Assurance in OmegaT

This video explains how to run quality assurance using some of the built-in functions in OmegaT as well as external programs. Internal functions: Spelling checker In addition to checking spelling and grammar on-the-fly, OmegaT provides a script called spellcheck.groovy that can check spelling in the entire project or current file. By running this script, you […]

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Build a Better Translation Agency by Paying Vendors Quickly

Are you sure that as a translation agency, your payment practices do not turn away translators? This article explains why you might need to adjust your approach in order to be more successful in dealings with freelance linguists. Paying quickly: Winning is about building great relationships with vendors. The cornerstone of a sustainable payment policy […]

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Video: How to Disconnect Alternative Translations from File Names (OmegaT 3.1.3 Review)

Version 3.1.3 brings 16 enhancements, but this video focuses on just four most important ones. Enhancement in the area of alternative translations Previously, each alternative translation was rigidly attached to a specific file name. OmegaT would only insert alternative translations when the file name in the translation memory matched the actual name of the translated […]

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How to Save Yourself from the Embarrassment of Making the Same Mistakes Again

No one likes to correct the same mistake twice, because it usually means wasted time and may also cause embarrassment. Translators and translation buyers are no exception. The good news is that they do not have to rely exclusively on their memory to remember the corrections, since they have a translation memory—a database that stores […]

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OmegaT Video: Most Useful Scripts in OmegaT

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In my latest webinar, I looked at three important scripts that you can use in OmegaT. Watch this video to learn how to use them. Spell checking Written by Piotr Kulik and called spellcheck.groovy, this script makes it possible to check spelling in the entire project, thus complementing spell checking that happens on-the-fly in the […]

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