Using GT4T in CAT tools like Trados
GT4T adds automatic translation capabilities to dozens of CAT tools. In CAT tools such as Trados,
- Place input cursor in the target box and press
Ctrl Alt Jto translate the current segment.
Ctrl Alt Kto translate the next segment.
Ctrl Alt Win Jto get multiple translations of the current segment to choose from.
Ctrl Alt Win Kto get multiple translations of the next segment.
Ctrl Shift Jto translate multiple segments.
Ctrl Shift Kto get multiple translations of segments one after another.
GT4T runs on top of 29 global automatic translations, ensuring it will give you the best automatic translation available for any language pair.
The CAT tools supported by GT4T are:
Heartsome Translation Studio,
Sony Online Translation Tool,
GT4T provides a number of keyboard shortcuts specific to CAT tools. To use these shortcuts, you do not need to select the original text first. Just put the input cursor in the target box and press the desired shortcut. There are a lot of shortcuts. You don’t need to remember all of them, just the one or two you need.
- Suppose you have a Trados project that needs to be translated from English to Chinese.
- First, you can mouse over the GT4T icon in the bottom right corner of the screen and confirm that the current language pair is from English to Chinese. If not, click hereto learn how to change the language pair.
- The target box of the current segment is empty, press
Ctrl Alt Jon the keyboard, and the translation will appear in the target box.
- You can also press
Ctrl Alt Win Jto get multiple automatic translations, use
up or down arrowon your keyboard to select, and press
spaceto insert the selected translation.
- You can also use
Ctrl Shift Jto start translating multiple segments in a row, and press
Ctrl Shift Kto bring up multiple auto-translation results. When you select to insert a translation and multiple translations of the next segment will pop up.
** Tips ** GT4T can pre-translate CAT projects and CAT format files in batches. For details, see GT4T File Translator