Totally revamped Excel filter
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xxx2nl  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:59
Nov 24, 2014

Yesterday CafeTran's developer surprised us all with his announcement that the Christmas version of CafeTran will offer the long-awaited, much requested improvements to the Excel filter.

With this, CafeTran will be on a par with Windows-restricted CAT tools like memoQ and Transit NXT. (Cross-platform alternative Wf Pro also offers good handling of Excel files, though users have to deal with more tags.)

This is what the developer of CafeTran promised:

There are rumors the December release of CafeTran will see the following
improvements to MS Excel and InDesign filters:

1. Ignoring hidden layers (InDesign).
2. Ignoring hidden sheets, rows and columns.
3. Specifying an import column or a range of columns (cells).
4. Specifying an export column.
5. Excel formatting (bold, italics, underline) displayed in the grid.


Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
Local time: 13:59
Member (2006)
English to Turkish
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no surprise Nov 24, 2014

This is CafeTran, developed by only one person. So instead of discussing and discussing features with a team of developers, he implements themicon_smile.gif

Great work Igor!


xxx2nl  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:59
Surprise, surprise ... Nov 28, 2014

It is not yet December and the new Excel filter is already available:

As usual, the implementation of the new features is very easy to use. Combine this with a very slick (almost minimalistic) GUI and very well structured menus and you have all what you need to be very productive. On OS X, Linux or Windows.


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