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Thread poster: Laurence Auffret

Laurence Auffret  Identity Verified
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Apr 20, 2004

I am new to using TRADOS with PDF files, any advice on where to start ?
many thanks in advance for any advice


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Andrzej Lejman  Identity Verified
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Start with checking earlier postings Apr 20, 2004

on this forum.
Use the search function and keywords like "pdf", "pdf convertion".
Regards
Andrzej


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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
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Has to be converted Apr 20, 2004

...The question of PDFs has come up a lot, but basically you have to convert the PDF to Word or RTF. You can convert manually or use special software (which you have to buy - we tested a downloadable trial version recently, but in the end decided to convert manually).

Converting manually means copying and pasting, then reformatting the whole text. Assuming your PDF allows you to copy (some are protected).


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xxxBrandis
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conversion there is no other way Apr 20, 2004

Laurence Auffret wrote:

I am new to using TRADOS with PDF files, any advice on where to start ?
many thanks in advance for any advice
conversion there is no other way. Convert the doc useing pdf2txt, which is a shareware, I do not have the link though, but it is not bad, and process with Trados
Brandis


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