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Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:15
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Mar 29, 2005

Hallo,

I have received a big termbase from a client (Multiterm 6.5), format *.mdb.

I have not Trados and would convert only the table that I need (GER-FR). The Franch caracters are readable, but the German are only cryptic "àqÓ‘Ȏƒ„¨¡¨¡" for "SRAM".

Thanks and best regards,

Genevi¨¨ve


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 19:15
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Get an export Mar 29, 2005

Hi Geneviève
I have received a big termbase from a client (Multiterm 6.5), format *.mdb.

MT 6.5 does not exist - the current MTiX version is 6.2.

I have not Trados and would convert only the table that I need (GER-FR). The Franch caracters are readable, but the German are only cryptic "àqÓ‘Ȏƒ„¨¡¨¡" for "SRAM".

Doesn't surprise me - the .mdb files used by MTiX are not designed to be used directly with MS Access. Tell your client that you don't use MT, and ask them to export the terms into a tab-delimited file (which you can open in Excel, for example).

Best regards,
Ralf


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Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
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Thanks Mar 29, 2005

Ralf:)

Schade, dass ich mir nicht selber helfen kann.

Herzliche Grüße:)

Geneviève


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Fernando Toledo  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 19:15
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It seems like Mar 29, 2005

you need to convert this file to UTF-8

Have you Ultraedit?

Rgds

Toledo

Ups, I was to fast reading...forget about it

Ralf already said what you need.

[Edited at 2005-03-29 21:53]


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