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DV error during Excel export - source removed w/o being replaced by target
Thread poster: Elena Miguel

Elena Miguel  Identity Verified
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Dec 17, 2002

I\'ve experiencing a problem with a DV project. Once I\'ve finished the translation, I try to export the file (it\'s an Excel file indeed) and everything runs smoothly up to a certain point, when DV seems to go crazy and begins to remove the original text without adding the translation.

Have you ever seen something similar?

Any suggestion?

Thank you in advance.


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Erika Pavelka  Identity Verified
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There\'s a mailing list for DejaVu. See http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dejavu-l on how to subscribe.



As for your problem, I\'ve never heard of DV removing the original text. Usually if only part of the translation exports, it means that there is a problem with the codes ({001} for example). To correct this, go to the top of your document and press Ctrl-Shift-C, make any corrections (the codes have to be in the same order as in the original, meaning that {012} cannot be before {011}).



HTH,



Erika



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Csaba Ban  Identity Verified
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Yes, you can get answers to such questions on the DV list (www.atril.com - Support - USerGroup: there you will find the URL).



I used DV dozens of times for Excel projects, and I have never experienced any problem. Yes, the codes should match, as Erika pointed out, but in fact you cannot finish a translation projects if any of the codes do not match. You will be forced to correct them before exporting.



You can try this workaround: copy and paste the contents of your Excel table into Word, creating a table. Open a Word project, then Pretranslate (you should have all the segments in your TM from your Execl project). Export. Copy the Word table back into Excel.


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Elena Miguel  Identity Verified
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Thank you Dec 17, 2002

The problem was not related to the codes, indeed I\'ve pretranslated a new DV project with a database created from the \"wrong\" DV project and it seems it\'s OK now (maybe the project was not properly created). I don\'t know...

[ This Message was edited by:on2002-12-18 08:46]


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