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Help Wordfast does not clean my translated document
Thread poster: Anne Seerup

Anne Seerup
Ireland
Local time: 01:51
English to Danish
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Aug 4, 2003

I am using the older Wordfast version which has worked fine so far. I have just finished my translation and wanted to clean up the document and it all seems to work fine, it reports not bad segments. But when I look at the document all the English bits are still there. Hope I won't have to clean it up manually - it is quite long.

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xxxncfialho  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:51
German to Portuguese
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Only guessing.... Aug 5, 2003

Do you work with a licensed version? If not maybe your TM is too big.

HTH
Natália


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Oleg Prots  Identity Verified
Ukraine
Local time: 03:51
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I've had the same problem recently, Aug 5, 2003

... while I was translating .html files. I found out that when I clean up the translated .doc file, the corresponding .html is updated automatically, although I still see the source segments in the .doc file.
Unfortunately, if you are only working with .doc file, I do not know how I could help.


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Anne Seerup
Ireland
Local time: 01:51
English to Danish
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I have solved it Aug 5, 2003

I guess I was panicing a little late last night - thank god I didn't finish my translation in the last minute so I still had time to solve it. I am using the full version but not the latest update. Anyway the problem seems to be related to the Quick clean-function and which I have been using all the time. I guess I was a little bit in a hurry learning WordFast and also daft never realising that there is a proper cleaning function which also updates the TM. So when I finally used this function it worked out fine. I don't know but the doc does contain a lot of forms ect. which may have to do with Quick clean not working.

Thanks for your replies anyway.

Anne


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Valentina Pecchiar  Identity Verified
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Sure you did not hit Quick Clean? Aug 5, 2003

Beside what the colleagues suggested, it's possible you hit the QuickClean (Update memory only) options/command during the clean up command sequence (it happens to me kinda often ).

This command will update your memory without acutally cleaning (stripping out the source) your document.

HTH


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Valentina Pecchiar  Identity Verified
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Sorry, I had not seen your post Aug 5, 2003

Anne Seerup wrote:

the problem seems to be related to the Quick clean-function and which I have been using all the time.


Altough my post has later time stamp, your post wasn't there when I sent it.

Melius abundare quam deficere (Latin for Better too much than none)


[Edited at 2003-08-05 12:52]


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