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DTD-settings for .xml in Trados 7
Thread poster: Laurent Slowack

Laurent Slowack  Identity Verified
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Oct 3, 2005

Dear all,

I have been translating for a start in TagEditor on .xml files, however I did not find any DTD-setting for such files and use the HTML one. Is that 'wrong'?
Second, now I have just received a ini file from the client and don't know where to activate it. The Workbench, Multiterm and Concordancy seem to function all right.
Any feedback would be most welcome.


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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XML is fundamentally different Oct 3, 2005

Hi Laurent,
I have been translating for a start in TagEditor on .xml files, however I did not find any DTD-setting for such files and use the HTML one. Is that 'wrong'?

Yes in principle - the very essence of XML is that the elements and tags are defined by the author. As a consequence, it is virtually impossible to define a 'standard' DTD.

Second, now I have just received a ini file from the client and don't know where to activate it. The Workbench, Multiterm and Concordancy seem to function all right.

They would, but it's very likely that XML elements aren't properly recognised.

To add a DTD/.ini, go to Tools - Tag Settings, and click on the Open... button.

HTH, Ralf


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Laurent Slowack  Identity Verified
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DTD settings completed Oct 3, 2005

Most useful help, many thanks.
If it were that easy to find it in the documentation, I'd be in heaven... not in Trados.


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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File Formats Reference Guide Oct 4, 2005

Hi again,
Have you had a look at the chapter dealing sith various mark-up language file formats in the File Formats Reference Guide, which is part of your installation?

Best regards,
Ralf


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