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How to verify non-standard tags in Trados
Thread poster: Lorenzo Cordini
Lorenzo Cordini
Local time: 05:13
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Apr 8, 2008

Hello,

I have Word documents which contains custom formatting tags (they are not S-Tag documents or html etc). Is it possible to somehow run verification for these non-standard tags as well?

Thank you,

Lo


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Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
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Local time: 05:13
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Any Internal/External styles? Apr 8, 2008

Any internal/external markup in the files?

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Lorenzo Cordini
Local time: 05:13
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Yes, there are Internal/External styles Apr 8, 2008

Hello,

yes, the tags I would need to verify are formated as "internal"


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Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 05:13
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Steps Apr 9, 2008

1. Add one paragraph at the beginning of each file and mark it with tw4winExternal style.
2. Create empty TM with the appropriate language settings.
3. Go to Options, Translation Memory Options, Tools, make sure the checkbox TRADOSTag XML workflow for Workbech RTF files is selected.
4. Translate with empty TM (make sure both update options are selected as Don't). This will create TTX files out of RTF files.
5. Open TTX files in TagEditor and use generic tag verifier.


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Lorenzo Cordini
Local time: 05:13
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Thank you! Apr 9, 2008

Thank you very much for your help!

I just have one doubt: point 4 says "Translate with empty TM (make sure both update options are selected as Don't). This will create TTX files out of RTF files."

The files I should verify are bilingual (I forgot to mention that), would this make things complicated?

Lo


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Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 05:13
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That will make the trick. Apr 9, 2008

LCord wrote:

I just have one doubt: point 4 says "Translate with empty TM (make sure both update options are selected as Don't). This will create TTX files out of RTF files."

The files I should verify are bilingual (I forgot to mention that), would this make things complicated?


I forgot to add
1a. Save your Word files as RTF files.

Point 4 will create proper TTX files, opening bilingual RTF file in TagEditor is not the best way to convert it into TTX.


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