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Font changes in Word with Trados
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ITtranslations
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Dec 1, 2004

Hello,
does anyone know why fonts get sometimes changed in Word when I use Trados? I use the brush to copy the format from the original sentence but is there another solution?


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Formatting issue in Word Dec 1, 2004

Hi Eñaut,
This is usually caused by improper formatting of the source document. The issue has been discussed numerous times - use "styles" as a search criterion, or you may want to check two earlier threads discussing these issues:

Font Change... and Format Changes....

HTH, Ralf

[Edited at 2004-12-01 17:56]


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ITtranslations
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Thanks a lot Dec 1, 2004

Thanks a lot,
I've tried to search "styles change", etc. but I havn't found anything. I'll have a look to the topics you mention.


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Vesna Zivcic  Identity Verified
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A possible solution (works at least in TagEditor) Dec 2, 2004

Hello!

I have encountered just today the problem of the font change working in TagEditor (6.5.5) with a TM provided by a customer. Matches appeared in totally different font. I do not know whether the solution I found works in Word, but perhaps it is worth checking.

Open the TM in exclusive mode, click File/Setup, select the tab Fonts, and unckeck the box at the bottom, right (Translate into target default for all other fonts).


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Hynek Palatin  Identity Verified
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Fonts in TagEditor Dec 2, 2004

Vesna Zivcic wrote:

I have encountered just today the problem of the font change working in TagEditor (6.5.5) with a TM provided by a customer. Matches appeared in totally different font.


Different font in TagEditor shouldn't be a problem at all. It's just a cosmetic issue. The actual font in the output document is determined by tags.

But in Word the problem does exist and, unfortunately, there is no easy solution.


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Vesna Zivcic  Identity Verified
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You can also try Dec 2, 2004

matching the source and the target default font under the same tab. I just know that it worked in my case.

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