How do I start translating rtf files with Trados?
Thread poster: Mariela Somohano
Mariela Somohano  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
Dec 18, 2002

How do I start translating rtf files with Trados.? I have only used Trados with Word texts.



Thank you in advance

Mariela Somohano



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Nathalie M. Girard, ALHC  Identity Verified
English to French
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There is no difference... Dec 18, 2002

Good evening,



There is no difference... just open the rtf file in MS Word as usual and you can start working.



Are you having any particular problem with opening/translating the file? Is this why you are asking?



Let me know,



Nath


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Mariela Somohano  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
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That's a relief! Dec 18, 2002

Many thanks Nathalie, that\'s what I wanted to know. The text hasn\'t arrived yet, hope I won\'t have problems later... if so, I will let you all know.

Thanks again!!

Mariela


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Reino Havbrandt
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Trados=rtf Dec 18, 2002

Actually, the native format for TRADOS is rtf. When you translate .doc files, trados converts them to rtf and then back again. You may wach that process, when cleaning up TRADOS also, if you have a large doc file. Sometimes it is actually advisable to convert .doc to .rtf before translating. That is if you experience problems during the process.

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RWSTranslation
Germany
Local time: 12:54
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German to English
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Tagged RTF files Dec 19, 2002

Hello,



if you will get tagged rtf files (maybe from S-Tagger Interleaf or S-Tagger FrameMaker, then you can also use the TagEditor. In TagEditor you can use the tag protection.



With kind regards



Hans


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Mariela Somohano  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
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I thank all of you Dec 19, 2002

I appreciate your interest Hans.

Best regards


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Mariela Somohano  Identity Verified
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Your response was very helpful Dec 19, 2002

As you see, I am kind of new on this matter. Thanks Reino.

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