Mobile menu

Trouble opening PageMaker tagged text in TagEditor
Thread poster: Mathieu Jacquet

Mathieu Jacquet  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 01:29
English to French
May 26, 2008

Hi to all,

the real issue is not really that I have a tough time "opening" it, but that, when I open the PageMaker tagged .txt, "tags" are considered plain text to be translated.

For example, on my latest exported file, the first source segment to be translated is:

[Pmtags1.0 win][C-COLORTABLE ("Black" 1 0 0 0)][@NOTE TEXT=FONT "Helvetica"]

(Note: I voluntarily replaced XML brackets by "[" and "]" otherwise the text would not appear...)

I resolved the problem by using Filter Pack (by the way, it is downloadable here), but I am not happy with that. I 'd rather follow a "cleaner" process using the Story Collector from Trados. And I do not want to rely on an "outdated" tool (if I may call Filter Pack an outdated tool...).

Any idea why TE opens every single segment this way?

By the way, I am using SDL trados SP2 and PageMaker 7.0.

Thanks to all for your ever valuable help,

Mathieu.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Grzegorz Gryc  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:29
French to Polish
+ ...
Conflict with the Regular expression files... May 26, 2008

Mathieu Jacquet wrote:

the real issue is not really that I have a tough time "opening" it, but that, when I open the PageMaker tagged .txt, "tags" are considered plain text to be translated.

For example, on my latest exported file, the first source segment to be translated is:

[Pmtags1.0 win][C-COLORTABLE ("Black" 1 0 0 0)][@NOTE TEXT=FONT "Helvetica"]

(Note: I voluntarily replaced XML brackets by "[" and "]" otherwise the text would not appear...)

I resolved the problem by using Filter Pack (by the way, it is downloadable here), but I am not happy with that. I 'd rather follow a "cleaner" process using the Story Collector from Trados. And I do not want to rely on an "outdated" tool (if I may call Filter Pack an outdated tool...).

Any idea why TE opens every single segment this way?

http://talisma.sdl.com
Article 1138

By the way, I am using SDL trados SP2 and PageMaker 7.0.

The Pagemaker import was messed by default in SDLT 2006, as I remember.

Cheers
GG


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Mathieu Jacquet  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 01:29
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
Resolved! May 26, 2008

And thank you Grzgorz for the link to the SDL KnowledgeBase that I did not know.

The second entry gave me the answer (right, article 1138)...

Thanks again,

Mathieu.


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 »

Trouble opening PageMaker tagged text in TagEditor

Advanced search


Translation news related to SDL Trados





TM-Town
Manage your TMs and Terms ... and boost your translation business

Are you ready for something fresh in the industry? TM-Town is a unique new site for you -- the freelance translator -- to store, manage and share translation memories (TMs) and glossaries...and potentially meet new clients on the basis of your prior work.

More info »
WordFinder
The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »



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