Tag: OmegaT

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Do Not Rush to Fix Problems on Your Own

Technical problems in our line of work are frustrating, but it does not have to be this way. Last week, we had two similar situations with freelance partners, where the individual ran into problems with our files, but chose to spend time figuring out solutions instead of informing us: The first translator received a translation […]

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Webinar Video: Context Menu and PDF Filter in OmegaT


Watch this video from my latest webinar about two recent additions to OmegaT’s well-rounded set of features: Accessing the context menu in OmegaT using your keyboard Currently available in the Editor pane only, this function allows you to open the context menu by pressing the Menu key on your keyboard, thus making it possible to […]

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OmegaT 3.0.6 and 3.0.7 Review

Released in November, these two versions enhance translators’ productivity with a host of useful new features: 3.0.6: Creating current translated document Added to the Project menu, this new command makes it possible to save a translation just for the target file currently opened in the Editor pane. It comes in handy with larger projects, where […]

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Taking Your Translation Memories in OmegaT to the Next Level

Are you looking for a better way to organize your translation memories for reusing them in OmegaT? We keep our translation memories in a centralized location on a network drive. This allows reusing the relevant translation memories in future projects efficiently, without having to copy them into each project manually. A centralized location also reduces […]

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Another Improvement in Translation Process Made Possible by OmegaT


Recently, I wrote about how Kos Ivantsov’s scripts help make better use of OmegaT. Let’s look at one specific example now. We had a job recently that in addition to new text, had some 40,000 full (100%) matches that we agreed with the client not to review. This job included DTP and post-DTP review. In […]

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Webinar Video: How to Use the Auto-Completer in OmegaT


This is the first recording from my latest webinar explains the auto-completer functionality in OmegaT. Introduced in the OmegaT version 3.0.1, the auto-completer provides several views. Open it by pressing Ctrl-Space and cycle through the views by pressing Ctrl-Space repeatedly. The first and the most important view is the Glossary Entries. It enables you to […]

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