Translate Déjà Vu's XLIFF External View files in Trados Studio

In the following tutorial, we will see how to send XLIFF external views from a Déjà Vu X3 project in order to get it translated by an SDL Studio user.

I: Exporting an XLIFF file out of a Déjà Vu X3 project

Once the project has been created and prepared, use the Divide & Dispatch module or the Export dialog box to send the work to the colleague(s) of your choice.

  1. Click on File>Share>XLIFF
  2. Choose XLIFF as the outgoing format.
  3. Store it in the folder of your choice and click on OK.
  4. Wait for the completion bar to be completed and click on Close.
  5. You are ready to send the exported XLIFF file to the translator.

II: Translating an XLIFF External view using SDL Studio

  1. Open SDL Trados Studio.
  2. Access the menu option File>Open>Translate Single Document.
  3. In the Open Document dialog, browse to the location of the XLIFF file generated by DVX3.
  4. Make sure the necessary language settings are set and complete the wizard.
  5. The file will open in SDL Studio Editor. You can translate it there.
  6. When you're done with the translation, access the menu option File>Save Target As.
  7. In the wizard, make sure that XLIFF Document is selected as the Type.
  8. Click on OK and return the file to your project manager!

III: Importing a translated XLIFF file back into a Déjà Vu X3 project

  1. Open the project, click on File>Share>Reimport
  2. Search for the folder containing the translated XLIFF file, select it and click on Open.
  3. The following window opens. Click on OK once you have chosen the content you want to import.
  4. The translated content appears in the target section of the translation grid.
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