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Heras  Identity Verified
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Oct 21, 2004

I have a translation in Powerpoint, and I use T-Window for Powerpoint (Trados 6.5 FL). My OS is Windows XP Home and Powerpoint is 2000. The problem is this: after opening T-Window, Trados Workbench and the Powerpoint file that I want to translate, I click on Trados Open/get for the first TU, and in this moment all disappears: the PPT file, T-Window. Trados Workbench looses any link to Multiterm.
Does anyone have a solution? Thanks indeed.

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Local time: 10:05
English to Chinese
try TagEditor Oct 21, 2004

You can open and translate the PowerPoint file with TagEditor.

Edmund Shang

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Sylvain Leray  Identity Verified
Local time: 04:05
German to French
Definitly TagEditor Oct 21, 2004

If you have the latest Trados release, you should handle ppt-files very easily. Open your ppt with TE and it will convert it into a ttx-file, which you can translate as usual. Once translated, save the target file as a ppt and TE will convert it back (converting may take quite long if the files are large ones). You have to check the formatting then.


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Roberta Francetich
Local time: 04:05
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Saving the file before finishing the translation Oct 21, 2004

Hi, I'm Roberta.

I have a question about saving ppt files translating with TE.
If I have to deliver part of the translated text bofore completing the whole translation. I use the: Save target.. command. But then when I close the TE file it asks me if I want to save and I sey yes... but then I have problems...
Can someone explain me the right procedure?
Thank you!

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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Can you describe the problems in more detail? Oct 21, 2004

Hi Roberta,

But then when I close the TE file it asks me if I want to save and I sey yes...

I suppose this then refers to the TTX file, right?

but then I have problems...

It's a bit difficult to offer remedies without knowing exactly what the problem is. Can you please provide more details?

Cheers, Ralf

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