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PowerPoint Translation in TagEditor (SDL 2007)
Thread poster: tracydiemphan
Local time: 23:14
English to Vietnamese
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May 14, 2007

When translating the PowerPoint file, I saw the letters in some sentences so I did not know what it is.

Please help me explain and instruct me how to handle in the PowerPoint file.

Thank you,


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Vito Smolej
Local time: 17:14
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"Please help me explain and instruct" May 14, 2007

seems like

i) it is TagEditor 2007 (which version)
ii) PowerPoint (which version)
iii) "letters in some sentences" - which letters, which sentences? What's the problem?

See, we all want to help.... Just give us a chance...



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Giles Watson  Identity Verified
Local time: 17:14
Italian to English
SDL Trados File Formats Reference Guide May 14, 2007

Hello Tracy,

If you open the SDL Trados File Formats Reference Guide PDF file in your installation directory (SDL International\T2007_FL\English [or French, if you prefer]), you will find all the basics about working with PowerPoint files.

There's also a TagEditor tutorial in the SDL International icon group (SDL Trados 2007 Freelance\Tutorials) that might help you to get started with tagged files.

Have a look and then get in touch again if anything is still unclear, perhaps with a little more detail as Vito suggests.

All the best,


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Thanks all of you May 15, 2007

Dear my friends,

I have wondered about (sr/) in the text how to know and to do, after translating I have an following error:

In the pharse "Use a ladder to access the pit" I saw (sr/) in the end:

1) Use a ladder to access the pit. (sr/)

2) (-2147418113): Unexpected error using plug-in file filter.
File skipped!

Cleanup Total (0 files):

3) Trados SLD 2007 – Build 7014 (now free download).

Please help me about it.

Thank you,

Best regards,


[Edited at 2007-05-15 11:26]

[Edited at 2007-05-15 11:28]

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Textklick  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:14
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Powerpoint May 15, 2007

Hi Tracy:

PPT files can sometimes cause problems in CAT tools because of the way they were created (...and that is a polite way of putting it).

It might be worth looking at the more recent posting here:

Good luck


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