Import/Export (Overview)

 

This topic summarizes the import and export capabilities of the RC-WinTrans 9 software.

 

The relevant commands for importing or exporting data into or from RC-WinTrans can be found in the File menu as well as in the Project toolbar,the Dictionary/TM menu and Dictionaries toolbar.  The individual operations and supported data types are summarized below and described in greater detail in related help topics.

 

Translation Projects

Data can easily be exchanged between RC-WinTrans projects with import and export operations.  Implemented as a means of supplying a(n external) translator with a translation project and importing the translations upon return.

 

Import from translation project...

Export a translation project...

 

 

 

 

 

Translated Resource Files

Import data from a resource file that has already been translated into an RC-WinTrans translation project.

 

Import from translated resource file...

 

 

 

 

 

Dictionaries and Translation Memories

Export translations from the active translation project into a specified dictionary or translation memory, or import data into the translation project using a dictionary or translation memory as the source.

 

Import from a dictionary or translation memory...

Export to a dictionary or translation memory...

 

 

 

 

 

Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets (.xls)

When Microsoft Excel spreadsheets (file extension ".xls" or ".xlsx") are the desired format, use the import and export functions to transfer data between an Excel file and an RC-WinTrans translation project.

 

Import from Excel spreadsheet...

Export to Excel spreadsheet...

 

 

 

 

 

TMX Files (.tmx)

Used to import data from a TMX file (.tmx) into the active translation project and to export translation project data into a TMX file.

 

Import from TMX file...

Export to TMX file...

 

 

 

 

 

Text Files (.txt)

Used to import text data from a text file (.txt) into the active translation project and to export translation project data into a TMX file.

 

Import from text file...

Export to text file...