Logoport: Word 97
Thread poster: chrille121

Local time: 02:11
Jul 12, 2009

Hi guys,
I am trying to use Logoport to translate a rather technical document filled with tables.

Anyway, you know how Logoport employs this 3-table approach when one asks it to "Open Segment":

Line 1: Percentage %, User
Line 2: Source
Line 3: Suggested translation

If I am not very careful Logoport freezes or the three tables do not disappear and get embedded in the Word document. This is extremely irritating. What can I do?

Also, sometimes Logoport refuses to open a new segment, and I simply cannot keep translating! Then I resort to opening a new document and starting over.



Riccardo Schiaffino  Identity Verified
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Jul 13, 2009

[Edited at 2009-07-13 04:28 GMT]


John Rawlins  Identity Verified
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In a moment of madness Jul 13, 2009

In a moment of madness last year I accepted a job using Logoport.

The complexity and slowness of the system, and the unprofessional nature of the staff, led me to abandon the project after had I wasted half a day fiddling around. I would have to be a very desperate man before embracing Lo---go---poooooort again.


Ulf Samuelsson  Identity Verified
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Logoport and Word 97 not recommended Jul 13, 2009

When I worked with Logoport two years ago, I was told that it required at least Word 2000, and preferrably Word 2003.

Today, I would charge double for jobs in Logoport, as it is a troublesome and very slow program. I have to set it up separately because it doesn't like my Normal.dot and other *.dot files and settings I use.

Try to close Word, move your Normal.dot somewhere else, and restart Word to start up with a fresh Normal.dot.



Local time: 02:11
Thanks Jul 13, 2009

Thanks people, this is what I wanted to hear.
I was shocked to see just how slow the program was, and I thought it was just me.

It is also extremely unstable!



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