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trados freelance 2007 - no VIETNAMESE!!!
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The Good Translator  Identity Verified
Australia
Vietnamese to English
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Jan 9, 2009

I just installed Trados 2007 into my friend's computer which is using Windows XP. This computer support languages certainly include Vietnamese as I can view and type Vietnamese with it. However, after I selected English, French and Vietnamese during installation, when I create Translation Memory, there is no Vietnamese but English and French! I asked the Support guy and he said I need to reinstall and choose more languages in the Regional and Language Options. After reinstallation, it is still the same. As I told earlier, this computer already supports Vietnamese.

I suspect the download file I got from SDL was corrupt. I used TRados 2007 on other computers and it works fine.

Can you help me with this?


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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
Thailand
Local time: 16:20
Partial member (2004)
English to Thai
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Urgent solutions Jan 10, 2009

Vietnamese is very similar to French with regard to Roman letter keying.
If I were you, I pretend to use EN-FR pair when I want to use EN-VN pair.
Translation memory and translation job can continue work flow flawlessly [but you feel anxious about the job output] for Vietnamese.
If you use SDLX [licluded in Trados 2007 package], you can select many languages without restriction to 5 languages in Trados.
Are you familiar with SDLX?

Soonthon L.


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Edith Goebel  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:20
German to Danish
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change "Default input language" Jan 10, 2009

I had a similar problem some time ago:

http://www.proz.com/forum/sdl_trados_support/71094-tageditor_cant_switch_to_korean_characters.html

Start -> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options
Click the "Languages" tab and click "Details..."
Change the "Default input language" to Vietnamese.

Good luck!

Edith


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KLinh  Identity Verified
Vietnam
Local time: 16:20
Member (2008)
Vietnamese to English
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I had the same problem before Jan 11, 2009

Hi An,

I had the same problem before. And here is how I fixed: Go to Regional and Language Settings. In the language tab, check "Install files for complex scripts and right-to-left languages (including Thai)", then click Apply. You will be asked to insert your Windows XP CD-Rom. After inserting the CD, the Vietnamese language will be installed in the system. Open Trados, you will see the Vietnamese language already there!

Hope this helps.


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The Good Translator  Identity Verified
Australia
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Thank you all Jan 20, 2009

Thank you all. I fixed it. Thanks Linh

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