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what is < br > in a xliff file?
Thread poster: Núria Bonet
Núria Bonet  Identity Verified
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Aug 26, 2008

Hello,
I am quite new in Trados and xliff files.
Now I am translating an xliff file and in one translation unit I have the text to be translated and < br > in the middle.
What does < br > mean? Shall I leave it? Is it going to affect somehow the format of the final text?

Thank you in advance,

Núria


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Cameron Fordyce
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Xliff DTD Aug 26, 2008

Hi,

I have never translated an xliff file before but xliff is in XML ( a markup language ) and therefore, it should follow the structure or format set out in a DTD , Xliff's dtd is located here,
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xliff/documents/xliff.dtd

and there didn't seem to be a br element. I suspect that this is an html element, often written as br which stands for a line break. Probably it would not hurt to leave it as is.

Hope that helps.

Cam

[Edited at 2008-08-26 09:12]

[Edited at 2008-08-26 09:12]


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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Line break Aug 26, 2008

It is a line break, similar to Shift-Enter in Word. And yes, it affects the format.

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Núria Bonet  Identity Verified
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Thank you Aug 26, 2008

Hynek Palatin wrote:

It is a line break, similar to Shift-Enter in Word. And yes, it affects the format.


Thank you Hynek!


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Núria Bonet  Identity Verified
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Thank you Aug 27, 2008

Thank you Cameron as well!

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