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New memoQ version 9.4

A few words about the changes in the new memoQ version. Recently, a new memoQ version has been released—9.4. Key changes: And a lot of other stuff has been added.

How to quickly replace straight quotation marks with chevrons in memoQ

In memoQ, you can change all straight quotes in the text to chevrons with one command. In the previous post, we learned to convert straight quotes into guillemets in Trados Studio at one blow. In this post, we’ll learn to perform the same operation in memoQ. This is how it’s done. Open the replace dialog box. Press CTRL+H and the Quick find […]

Gloomy October day’s post

Relax! When translators are going crazy with the amount of work and tight deadlines, they want to relax. One of the mainstream CATs (memoQ, of course) has a special tool for this. Even two tools! The first one: put on your headset and go to memoQ > Options > Go Zen: You will obviously know Zen. The second thing (if […]

How to enable and configure spelling check in memoQ

memoQ can check spelling using the Word spelling engine. A week time ago, we discussed how to enable and configure spell-checks in Word. This time we will make similar adjustments in memoQ. memoQ allows you to check spelling with open-source Hunspell dictionaries or with Microsoft Word engine (that is why we started the series of posts about spelling from Word). To configure […]

How to get .mqxliff file from memoQ .mqback file

Extracting mqxliff from mqback is easy. Recently, we learned how to extract .xlf file from .mqxlz. XLIFF file in memoQ. Similar method is used to extract .mqxliff file from a memoQ delivery package, .mqback file. Like some other memoQ files, .mqback file is a usual ZIP archive. If you add .zip extension to its name and then unpack it, you get […]

Quick memoQ reference on creating different types of files

This is a quick reference for creating different types of files in memoQ. The file is supposed to already be translated. All commands mentioned below are accessible from the dialog window that appears after right-clicking a file on the Project home tab in memoQ interface.

How to get .xlf file from memoQ XLIFF file (.mqxlz)

There is a simple way to extract .xlf from memoQ .mqxlz. Sometimes you have a memoQ XLIFF file (with .mqxlz extension), but it is much easier for you to work with .xlf file. (For example, .xlf files, unlike .mqxlz ones, can be used for QA checks in the free version of Xbench.) The trick below helps:  1. First, you should know that .mqxlz file is a renamed .zip archive. Add the .zip extension […]