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How to work with Trados (6.5) T-Window for Excel
Thread poster: AAlves
AAlves  Identity Verified
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German to Portuguese
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May 3, 2006

I have opened the T-Window but wasn't able to open the Excel file I want to translate. Do I need to convert it to a different format? If anyone could help me with his I would be very greatful.

Rgds,
Aida Alves


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Moving the topic... May 3, 2006

...to SDL Trados Support - please use this forum for all Trados-related issues.

Is there any particular reason why you cannot use TagEditor?

Best regards,
Ralf


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stinker
German to English
T-Windows fpr Excel May 12, 2006

AAlves wrote:

I have opened the T-Window but wasn't able to open the Excel file I want to translate. Do I need to convert it to a different format? If anyone could help me with his I would be very greatful.

Rgds,
Aida Alves


Hi,

just tried it out myself.

You cannot just open the Excel file in T-Windows. Create a new project (name doesnt matter), select your excel file as the source file to be translated - the target file is automaticalled assigned the same name and "_translated" is appended to it.

Just remember, T-Windows only displays one column of one sheet at any one time. You can select your columns via a pull-down menu located (usually) on the right hand side of the T-Windows toolbar. The same applies to the sheet selection.


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Anabel Canon
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Same problem May 19, 2006

stinker wrote:


Just remember, T-Windows only displays one column of one sheet at any one time. You can select your columns via a pull-down menu located (usually) on the right hand side of the T-Windows toolbar. The same applies to the sheet selection.


Hi! I'm having the same problem Aida had, and, even after opening a new "_translated" document, I can't see the complete text to translate: only the column numbers. I'm trying to find the pull-down menu... but I can't find it!!

It is probably a silly detail I'm missing, but it's my first time working with Excel... Thanks in advance!


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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TagEditor...? May 19, 2006

Hi all,
Just reiterating my question - why don't you use TagEditor?

Puzzled, Ralf


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Anabel Canon
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Unpuzzling Ralf May 19, 2006

Ralf Lemster wrote:

Hi all,
Just reiterating my question - why don't you use TagEditor?

Puzzled, Ralf


I was only considering T-Windows for no particular reasons at all... but I have already switched to Tag and things go smoothly now.

Thanks for your patience!

[Edited at 2006-05-19 21:48]


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