Extracting text from .stl (Softel Swift) files ?
Thread poster: Luca Tutino

Luca Tutino  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 16:56
Member (2002)
English to Italian
+ ...
Oct 12, 2004

I am supposed to open a few subtitle files. They are in .stl format, I guess EBU, and I just need to extract the text (time code not needed).

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Harry Bornemann  Identity Verified
Mexico
English to German
+ ...
Are they text files? Oct 13, 2004

I mean can you open them with Notepad and read the contents?
Then the question would only be how complicated it will be.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Luca Tutino  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 16:56
Member (2002)
English to Italian
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Yes and No (+ Solution !) Oct 13, 2004

I can open them and read in NotePad, but words are interspersed with BIN codes represented as small squares, that cannot be replaced automatically bt NP nor Word. I ended up finding the very nice freeware bintext (http://www.foundstone.com/) which performed the task beautifully.


Harry_B wrote:

I mean can you open them with Notepad and read the contents?
Then the question would only be how complicated it will be.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Harry Bornemann  Identity Verified
Mexico
English to German
+ ...
nice tool Oct 13, 2004

...I ended up finding the very nice freeware bintext (http://www.foundstone.com/) which performed the task beautifully.



Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Extracting text from .stl (Softel Swift) files ?

Advanced search






Déjà Vu X3
Try it, Love it

Find out why Déjà Vu is today the most flexible, customizable and user-friendly tool on the market. See the brand new features in action: *Completely redesigned user interface *Live Preview *Inline spell checking *Inline

More info »
Protemos translation business management system
Create your account in minutes, and start working! 3-month trial for agencies, and free for freelancers!

The system lets you keep client/vendor database, with contacts and rates, manage projects and assign jobs to vendors, issue invoices, track payments, store and manage project files, generate business reports on turnover profit per client/manager etc.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums