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How to import MXLIFF files into MemoQ

Memsource User Dec 23, 2017 07:17PM CET

When I import MXLIFF files into MemoQ for translation, Memsource tags do not get processed and are presented in the translation file as plain text. Is there a way to process these tags and convert them into MemoQ tags?

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Vaclav Balacek Dec 23, 2017 07:19PM CET
MemoQ has a regex tagger which can be used to convert Memsource tags into MemoQ tags.
Stanislav Okhvat has kindly shared the configuration file which contains the regular expressions covering all possible instances.

The content is as follows:

<MemoQResource ResourceType="FilterConfigs" Version="1.0">
<FileName>RegexConverter#Memsource MXLIFF files</FileName>
<Name>Memsource MXLIFF files</Name>
<Description>Turns tags in Memsource MXLIFF files into memoQ tags</Description>
<MemoQFilterConfiguration filtername="Regex Filter" version="V1">
<TaggerRules handlestabsandnewlines="False">
<TaggerRule tagtype="Open" required="False" displaytext="$0">
<TaggerRule tagtype="Close" required="False" displaytext="$0">
<TaggerRule tagtype="Open" required="False" displaytext="$0">
<TaggerRule tagtype="Close" required="False" displaytext="$0">
<TaggerRule tagtype="Empty" required="False" displaytext="$0">
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SafeTex Dec 24, 2017 06:35AM CET

Stanislav has kindly put a cascading filter (xliff + the regex) at:


This import filter is geared for mqxliff files and tags (all in one).

At present though, locked segments in MemSource get unlocked and fuzzy match info is not transferred. This cannot be solved by the filter but needs cooperation between the two CAT tool companies.

Also, set memoQ to show all files when importing an mqxliff file as the extension is not recognized by memoQ

Stanislav is the creator of TransTools and offers Translation technology consulting, custom software development for LSPs and DTP services for the industry including translators :)

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