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Can use SDLX to align .doc (Word) files?
Thread poster: Neo76

Neo76
Mexico
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English to Spanish
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Jun 22, 2004

Last year, before I started using SDLX I translated a long Word file. I want to make a translation memory from it. I have both the source file and the translated one in .doc. So I need to know if I can align them in SDLX. I have tried to do it but the format field does not show any .doc item.

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Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
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French to German
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Documentation... Jun 22, 2004

Neo,

You can find the documentation:

http://www.sdl.com/products-home/products/products-support/products-support-documentation/products-support-documentation-2003.htm

And to align Docs, you have to convert the files first in RTF (Function Convert).

Geneviève


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Steffen Pollex  Identity Verified
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Save both files as .rtf Jun 23, 2004

then start SDLX>>Align

set the source and target rtf files and the languages and go ahead with the alignment.


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