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Converting a RTF file with Trados codes to a SDLX (itd) file
Thread poster: Boris Tsikel
Boris Tsikel  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 19:30
English to French
Nov 24, 2005

Hello,

I received a RTF file with Trados codes – each sentence is written twice. I am a SDLX user. I wander if it is possible to convert this RTF file to a SDLX file. I have to keep all codes and recreate the RTF document with Trados template after translating. If you know how to do it, could you please provide me with step-by-step instructions? Thanks!

Boris


[Edited at 2005-11-24 14:28]

[Edited at 2005-11-24 14:29]


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Rodolfo Raya  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:30
English to Spanish
Clean the RTF Nov 24, 2005

Hi Boris,

You can clean the RTF using RTFCleaner, http://www.maxprograms.com , and translate with SDLX as usual.

I suspect that your client expects an "uncleaned" RTF (a bilingual RTF with Trados-style marks). Check with your client before cleaning the file.

Regards,
Rodolfo


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Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:30
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Translate with... Nov 24, 2005

Hi Boris,

Apply the modul 'Translate with'. And the same procedure as usual.
The result is a uncleaned RTF file.

Geneviève:)


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Piotr Bienkowski  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 01:30
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SDLX supports segmented RTF files Nov 24, 2005

Geneviève von Levetzow wrote:

Hi Boris,

Apply the modul 'Translate with'. And the same procedure as usual.
The result is a uncleaned RTF file.

Geneviève:)


You can import it directly into SDLX and upon export a segmented RTF file will be produced.

Piotr


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Boris Tsikel  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 19:30
English to French
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Thank you, Piotr ! Nov 25, 2005

Piotr Bienkowski wrote:

Geneviève von Levetzow wrote:

Hi Boris,

Apply the modul 'Translate with'. And the same procedure as usual.
The result is a uncleaned RTF file.

Geneviève:)


You can import it directly into SDLX and upon export a segmented RTF file will be produced.

Piotr


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