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Tag Editor - Problem with Greek fonts after clean up
Thread poster: Athanasios Tsifis
Athanasios Tsifis  Identity Verified
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Jul 25, 2006

I have translated a .xtg file with Tag Editor, the Greek letters are shown correctly in the translation, but once I clean up, they turn into strange characters!
Does anyone know why this is happening and what I should do in order to deliver my client a correct file?
Thank you!


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tectranslate ITS GmbH
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Not necessarily a problem. Jul 25, 2006

Yes, non-Western characters are sometimes encoded strangely in the cleaned files, but XTG, like .qsc, is a tagged format that is imported into Quark Xpress. That is to say, it's an interim file, not an end-formatted document.

Just because the XTG looks strange the Quark Xpress document doesn't necessarily have to exhibit the same problems, at least not if the proper Greek fonts are assigned to the affected text frames.

So, why don't you just let your client try if this file is usable and let us know if the problem persists?

HTH,
Benjamin


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Athanasios Tsifis  Identity Verified
Germany
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Problem solved Jul 29, 2006

tectranslate wrote:

Yes, non-Western characters are sometimes encoded strangely in the cleaned files, but XTG, like .qsc, is a tagged format that is imported into Quark Xpress. That is to say, it's an interim file, not an end-formatted document.

Just because the XTG looks strange the Quark Xpress document doesn't necessarily have to exhibit the same problems, at least not if the proper Greek fonts are assigned to the affected text frames.

So, why don't you just let your client try if this file is usable and let us know if the problem persists?

HTH,
Benjamin



Hello,

after the client inserted the translation into Quark Express, the characters were shown correctly again.
Thank you very much for the help!


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