Unclean in WF classic
Thread poster: mauricioartola
Mar 23, 2009

Hi all,

Sometimes I work with material that comes in InDesing files and things of the sort but that only require a Word file from me since the designers prefer to enter the translated text by themselves.
My question is if there is a way that I can give an unclean file to the designers that is easier to read - that comes with two columns, or in two colors, or one paragraph in OT and another in TT, etc.
I would like Wordfast or Word to take care of this automatically, I can, of course, do it manually but it would take too much time and it would be too easy to skip a segment.
Thanks in advance,


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Dinny  Identity Verified
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Wordfast Pro? Mar 23, 2009

I think Wordfast Pro might do the job for you. I haven't tested it much yet, I prefer to work with WF Classic, but it seems that the files in Pro comes out exactly like you want them to: in a 2 coloumn table. Try it, it's free for some 30 days.

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Ann Krol  Identity Verified
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Yes Wordfast Pro Mar 24, 2009

Yes, that's right.

Wordfast Pro creates a bilingual tabele.

Have a nice day!

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thanks for your replies Mar 24, 2009

I suppose that buying another software could provide me with a solution. In fact I am planning to buy WF pro, since I am starting to get a greater variety of file types that cannot be handled by Word. But for the time being I guess that I will resort to play with Word display hidden text and make a new document with a two column table or something like that.
Thank you both,


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Kristyna Marrero  Identity Verified
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Try Wordfast Pro for free Mar 25, 2009

Hi Mauricio,

As Dinny mentioned, we offer a free demo version. It is a full-featured version, that is not limited by time but rather by the number of translation units that the TMs can store. In our demo mode, you can save up to 500 TUs in your TMs, making it possible to try Wordfast Pro for free on actual projects. You can download our demo version here - http://www.wordfast.com/store_download.html .



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