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WordFast/Excel: How to avoid NL turning into "boxes"?
Thread poster: Dinny

Dinny  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 09:40
Italian to Danish
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Sep 9, 2008

1) I am translating a big Excel file with WordFast.
2) A "line change" turns into a little square box in the Excel document.

Since I don't know how to fix this I normally just correct the Excel document after translation and convert the little boxes into line changes with "Alt + Enter". But my current Excel file is really big and it would take me forever to correct it afterwards.

I would appreciate your suggestions.
TIA
Dinny


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Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 08:40
French to English
Prozwiki Sep 9, 2008

http://www.proz.com/prozwiki/en:Wordfast_how_to

I wrote an article here - this issue is described way down at the bottom.


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Marek Daroszewski (MrMarDar)  Identity Verified
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Possible solution Sep 9, 2008

Hi Dinny,
I think your problem is discussed here http://www.proz.com/forum/office_applications/58886-replacements_in_excel.html#448138

HTH
Marek


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Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
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Italian to German
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Wow! This is really helpful! Sep 9, 2008

Lori Cirefice wrote:

http://www.proz.com/prozwiki/en:Wordfast_how_to

I wrote an article here - this issue is described way down at the bottom.


Thank you very much, Lori!


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Dinny  Identity Verified
Greece
Local time: 09:40
Italian to Danish
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Thanks Lori! Sep 9, 2008

Very useful article. I hope I can manage to fix it following your directions.

Dinny


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Dinny  Identity Verified
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Thanks Marek! Sep 9, 2008

I will look into this as well. I actually DID try to search the forum before putting my question but you cannot find everything just by making a search.

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