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Thread poster: Tangopeter
Tangopeter

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Jan 3, 2007

Hi all, please your opinion on this.
TE-verifier gives error 304: "The text in the index marker is x character(s) too long". Let's suppose for a minute that the index text cannot be shortened. Would this external error block reformatting the file with Framemaker (I guess) by the agency? (Cleaning-up the file in TWB does not pose any problems).
Thanks in advance for any advice!
[Using XP & Trados 6.5.6.491 build 490]


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RWSTranslation
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S-Tagger Problem Jan 3, 2007

Hello,

the problem is that the file cannot be reconverted by S-Tagger to Mif files.

MfG

Hans


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Tangopeter

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So shortening is inevitable? Jan 3, 2007

DSC wrote:

Hello,

the problem is that the file cannot be reconverted by S-Tagger to Mif files.

MfG

Hans


Thanks Hans. Does this mean that the text in between the index marker start & end tags should absolutely be shortened until TE verifier accepts the length, otherwise reconversion by S-Tagger is impossible?


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Vito Smolej
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Is it strictly necessary to verify? Jan 3, 2007

If I remember correctly, you do not need verfier to pass to clean a file. That of course would just treat symptoms but not the problem the verifier hints at.

smo


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RWSTranslation
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Shortening of long index markers Jan 4, 2007

Tangopeter wrote:

DSC wrote:

Hello,

the problem is that the file cannot be reconverted by S-Tagger to Mif files.

MfG

Hans


Thanks Hans. Does this mean that the text in between the index marker start & end tags should absolutely be shortened until TE verifier accepts the length, otherwise reconversion by S-Tagger is impossible?


Hello,

yes,

maybe it would be helpful if you will send the long translation of the index marker text as separate file. So the dtp can split the long index marker in Framemaker into 2 short index markers.

Hans


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drngal
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There is a way to split this translation... Jan 8, 2007

Tangopeter wrote:

Hi all, please your opinion on this.
TE-verifier gives error 304: "The text in the index marker is x character(s) too long". Let's suppose for a minute that the index text cannot be shortened. Would this external error block reformatting the file with Framemaker (I guess) by the agency? (Cleaning-up the file in TWB does not pose any problems).
Thanks in advance for any advice!
[Using XP & Trados 6.5.6.491 build 490]


Hi everyone

There is a way to split to long index markers in rtf file:

For example id imk 19 is to long:
From:
<imk 19>
<ie>Some translated text1
<il>Some translated text2
<il>Some translated text3
</imk>

You need to do:
<imk 19>
<ie>Some translated text1
<il>Some translated text2
</imk>
<#imk>
<#ie>
<#il>Some translated text3
<#/imk>

For full information, please see
http://www.sdl.com/trados-support-view.htm?cntID=860

But, please notify agency that you splitted translation.

Thanks
Wojtek

[Edited at 2007-01-08 20:58]

[Edited at 2007-01-08 21:01]


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Tangopeter

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Very helpful indeed! Jan 9, 2007

Thanks Wojtek,

That is exactly what I needed!

BTW, how did you find this answer on the SDL support side? The 0 results answer is my most common find on the SDL search function (blame it on me or on SDL


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drngal
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No problem;-) Jan 9, 2007

Tangopeter wrote:

Thanks Wojtek,

That is exactly what I needed!

BTW, how did you find this answer on the SDL support side? The 0 results answer is my most common find on the SDL search function (blame it on me or on SDL


I realy don't known... once time i needed to do this and i asked my collaborator did she known how to do this.She gave me this link.... and i didn't ask her how she found this...


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