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Counting source words in AutoCad files
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smiles  Identity Verified
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Jul 15, 2008

Hi,
Anyone has experience counting the number of source words in AutoCad files automatically?
I am having a translation project in AutoCad but the method of counting the source words is really embarrassing me (I really don't want to paste them all to Word).
Any suggestion is welcome.
regards,
Smiles

[Edited at 2008-07-15 12:18]


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Katalin Horváth McClure  Identity Verified
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Read this article, it helped me Jul 15, 2008

Guess what, a good soul here on ProZ already provided the solution!
Read this article, it helped a client of mine to extract all the text for me to translate and then put the translations back as well.

http://www.proz.com/translation-articles/articles/147/1/How-to-translate-a-CAD-drawing-with-a-CAT-tool


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Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
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WORDS Jul 16, 2008

Katalin Horvath McClure wrote:

Guess what, a good soul here on ProZ already provided the solution!
Read this article, it helped a client of mine to extract all the text for me to translate and then put the translations back as well.

http://www.proz.com/translation-articles/articles/147/1/How-to-translate-a-CAD-drawing-with-a-CAT-tool


TRANS.vlx is for exporting and (after translation) importing the text.

WORDS is for counting the number of words in an AutoCAD file.

See http://www.jefferypsanders.com/autolisp_WORDS.html


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smiles  Identity Verified
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It works Jul 17, 2008

Thank you all, it works like a charm!

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