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Thread poster: Susana Galilea
Susana Galilea  Identity Verified
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Aug 9, 2006

Hi all,

I have received a file in rich text format, and need to confirm I can translate this document as a regular Word file using Wordfast. Are there any format peculiarities I should be mindful of when working with a rich text file?

I will appreciate all input

All best,

Susana


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Paulo César Mendes MD, CT  Identity Verified
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No sweat Aug 9, 2006

I work with .rtf files in Wordfast daily, and never ever had any problems. Works the same as with MS-Word files. I am not aware of any incompatibility.

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María Teresa Taylor Oliver  Identity Verified
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One small thing... Aug 10, 2006

Hi, Susi

I have worked with quite a lot *.rtf files with Word and Wordfast (and even in TRADOS, which is crankier than Wf), and it usually goes smooth.

The only thing you should be mindful of is that, sometimes, *.rtf files can be HUGE (as in lots of MB), and this tends to slow down the performance of your PC.

Other than that, *.rtf should not give you additional headaches apart from the ones Word can give (don't mean to scare you, but you probably know it's true).


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