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How can I make a text file without Tags from ttx file?
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xxxHikonishi  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 10:33
English to Japanese
Aug 18, 2006

I want to make a source text file without tags from ttx file. How can I do this? Please advise. I use Trados 2006 Freelance.

Thank you,
Hiromi


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Robert Zawadzki  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:33
English to Polish
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Two step process? Aug 18, 2006

1. Save target.
2. Open with target application (a browser, Powerpoint), select all, copy to clipboard and paste to Notepad.


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xxxHikonishi  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 10:33
English to Japanese
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If you don't have the software... Aug 19, 2006

I leaned the basic idea. However, if you don't have software for the "target" format, how can you handle?

In my case, the "target" application is PageMaker, and I don't have the software. I can download trial version, but is there any other approach to obtain source text?

Thank you,
Hiromi


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Antoní­n Otáhal
Local time: 17:33
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transfer to a txt Aug 19, 2006

using the standard ctrl-a, ctrl-c in ttx opened by TagEditor, then ctrl-v in notepad, or jEdit, or something like that.

Now you can write a macro in Word (for example) to delete all text between "tag brackets" (including the brackets themselves).

But the question is, why would you do such a thing? I cannot see any reasonable purpose. I mean, since TagEditor has been written for this kind of processing ttx files (and is nearly successful in that kind of work), why not use it?

Antonin


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xxxHikonishi  Identity Verified
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Local time: 10:33
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Thank you! Aug 22, 2006

I have leaned how to make text file from ttx. Thank you very much.

The reason I want to make text file (word file). My colleague doesn't use Trados, so I was trying to make text file to get his help.

Another situation is that my client want to check the text in word file before DTP work.

Thank you,
Hiromi


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