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SDL Trados Studio – A Practical Guide by Andy Walker

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Chapter 5. Word Counts and Billing Information

In this chapter, we look at how to produce a word count to use in a quotation or invoice. You will learn how to create a report showing the number of matches in various categories and how to use this information for quoting and billing.

About word counts

The process of obtaining statistical information on match levels (that is, the degree of similarity between the content of the available TMs and that of the documents for translation) that you can use to give your client a quotation, create your invoice, or assess for yourself how much time and effort you are likely to have to put into the translation is called analysis. It is done by using the Analyze Files batch task to compare the content of the ...

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