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Wrong HTML code on Translation Memory
Thread poster: Marta Amigo

Marta Amigo  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:08
English to Spanish
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May 9, 2008

Hello

> I have just bought a licence for Wordfast, which I use mainly to translate
HTML pages. The problem I have is that the Translation Memory transforms the
HTML code into different characters, which I was told was normal, but then
when I choose to use the sentence stored on the TM (cause it gives me 100%
match), the program doesn't change it back to 'normal' HTML code, so the web
page later appears wrong.
>
> Example:
> For the Source text sentence:
> Don't miss
>
> The Translation Memory has kept:
> &t=&tA&\;No se lo pierda&t=&tB&\;
>
> The wording is right but the code is different. If I choose this sentence
for my page, the HTML doesn't work properly. What I am having to do at the
moment is copying and pasting the HTML code from the Source text onto the
Target text every time it shows wrong.
>
> Some of them are right, for example:
>
> SOURCE TEXT:
> href="http://www.wgsn.com/members/f?u=/members/trends-info/fast-tr
ack%2Ffeatures%2Fti2008apr24_084092&WT.mc_id=2008-04-25-01-default_eu"
title="don't miss">Underwear downloadable basic blocks:
>
> TARGET TEXT:
> href="http://www.wgsn.com/members/f?u=/members/trends-info/fast-tr
ack%2Ffeatures%2Fti2008apr24_084092&WT.mc_id=2008-04-25-01-default_eu"
title="don't miss">Bloques descargables de ropa íntima:
>
>
Has anyone had a similar problem? I have tried many things, also downloaded the latest Wordfast version, but nothing seems to solve the problem. I am also talking to Hotline but no luck so far...

Many thanks!
MARTA


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