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Tag Editor does not convert paragraph orientation in Powepoint
Thread poster: Hikmat Faraj
Hikmat Faraj  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 03:38
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Jul 15, 2006

Hello,

I have just joined and I hope I am posting this in the proper place. I have been using TagEditor 7.5.0.756 - (Build 756) in translating PowerPoint presentations from English to Arabic. After saving the target file, I still have to go back and reformat the paragraph orientaion from LTR to RTL.

This is a time consuming process. I have tried to look in the preferences and settings but I have not been able to find a workaround.

Does anyone know how this can be fixed?

Many thanks in advance.


Hikmat


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Woodstock  Identity Verified
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Have you tried posting this in the "Arabic" forum? Jul 17, 2006

The colleagues there probably know how to solve your problem, if possible. Unfortunately, I can't help further.

By the way, welcome to ProZ! I hope you like it here.


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Hikmat Faraj  Identity Verified
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Still working on it Jul 18, 2006

Thanks for the suggestion. I did post it on the Arabic forum. Pending input, I will be working on a way to resolve the issue. If I reach a solution, I will post it here or write it in the form of an article.

And thanks for the friendly welcome. This is indeed a fascinating place. So much to explore. I hope I can make some contributions to the community of translators.

Hikmat

Woodstock wrote:

The colleagues there probably know how to solve your problem, if possible. Unfortunately, I can't help further.

By the way, welcome to ProZ! I hope you like it here.


[Edited at 2006-07-18 14:13]


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Hikmat Faraj  Identity Verified
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Unable to customize tags in TagEditor for Powepoint files Jul 19, 2006

Digging through the help files, I navigated to a section which says that if you have opened a ppt file in tageditor, the option to customize tags is disabled. You can only customize tags for non *.ppt files.

I feel that if I find a workaround where I can edit the customization of the tags, I can probably resolve the issue.

Hikmat


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