Extracting translation material from DVX
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Austra Muizniece  Identity Verified
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Oct 7, 2005

Hi all,

Yesterday my computer experienced a complete crash. As it usually happens, I'm supposed to deliver a translation today, in DVX. Since my last backup was made before installation of DVX, I don't have any files left,only DVX project sent to me by the client. I can't install DVX on my spare computer before my PM sends me download site address and code and, due to time zone difference, she'll only answer in some 3hours, when I already have to deliver the job.

My question is this - is it somehow possible to extract the text from DVX project (maybe someone can help with that part), translate it in some MS Office application and send it to the client in a way where it is more or less easy to import that into DVX memory?

Right now I have no other options left- the original file is in DVX only, which I can't open unless I have the program. Can somebody please help?

Big thanks in advance.

Austra Muizniece


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Klaus Herrmann  Identity Verified
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2-column export Oct 7, 2005

Hi Austra,
If you need to extract the Text from the project, use the 2-column export. That's File->Export->External View. Make sure to check "Include Row ID". This will give you a table Source and Target columns. Once you've translated the table, it can be imported into the DVX project, and you're all set.

Klaus


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Won't work... Oct 7, 2005

The problem is, DVX is on my crashed computer, this one doesn't have the program and I can't get it for another 3hours, but then it already has to be finished. I guess what I was really asking was if anyone can help with the extraction:(, so I can send rtf or doc file to my PM when she starts work. It is a new client and I'm not sure if I should ask for a deadline extension.

Klaus Herrmann wrote:

Hi Austra,
If you need to extract the Text from the project, use the 2-column export. That's File->Export->External View. Make sure to check "Include Row ID". This will give you a table Source and Target columns. Once you've translated the table, it can be imported into the DVX project, and you're all set.

Klaus


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You've got Mail :) Oct 7, 2005

[quote]austra muizniece wrote:
I guess what I was really asking was if anyone can help with the extraction.
[quote] Slow thinking on my side


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Thank you so much!!! Oct 7, 2005

What relief:)))!

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