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Thread poster: Brigitte Hamilton

Brigitte Hamilton  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:16
Member (2007)
German to English
Sep 6, 2007

Good day everyone,

I just received a bilingual doc file for proofreading, along with the customer's TM. Unfortunately when I try to start a TU on the bilingual file I get the TRADOS 33203 error - The mark for delimiting source and target is missing or damaged.

When I looked at the file itself, I saw that indeed some of the delimiting characters are missing, usually at the beginning of the German sentence at the beginning of a paragraph for some reason.

Does anyone know of a way to fix this? The document is not long, so even if I have to fix it manually, I guess I could do that. I have tried to copy/paste some of the marks where I though they might go, but that does not help either (maybe that's just a little too primitive....)

Thanks in advance.

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jmadsen  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:16
Not really your problem... Sep 6, 2007

I would ask/require the client to send an error-free file.
It's not fair for you to spend time on fixing problems you have no part in and don't get paid for fixing.

Alas, I don't know how to fix the problem...


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