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TRADOS alters special (diacritic) characters
Thread poster: Jean-François Pineau

Jean-François Pineau  Identity Verified
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German to French
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Mar 5, 2003

I have Trados 5.5 and a text to translate in Word.

The text looks OK, but when I open a segment with diacritic signs in Word, Trados changes them in other special characters (ü -> Ÿ, etc.).

What can I do to avoid this? Save as in another format?

Thank you very much for any suggestion!

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Local time: 02:53
English to German
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Check the font Mar 5, 2003


This might be a font issue - is the font used in the document installed on your system?

The issue of handling diacritical characters has been discussed intensively on the TW_users group - have a look at the archives there:

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