DV doesn´t export translated content of text fields in .docx files
Thread poster: Matthias Brombach

Matthias Brombach  Identity Verified
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Mar 12, 2012

Dear colleagues,

the following problem occured:
I could import and open a .docx file (and translate it) without any problems. Every content of the numerous text fields has been imported and translated. When re-converting the translated project file, those text fields contained without exception just the source text. Because I am in a hurry, I saved the source file as .doc, pretranslated it and then I could export a nice target-doc with all text fields translated. Why couldn´t DVX2 convert the original .docx? Many thanks for any hints!

Best regards,

Matthias


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Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
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embedded objects? Mar 12, 2012

You may need to update those fields in translated document, simply click in them, fields will be updated - looks like a miracle. There are problems with legacy embedded objects created with previous versions of Office applications, e.g. an Excel 2003 table in Word 2007.

But Atril has a solution for it as well. There is a Deja Vu X2 menu in Word 2007 (and other Office 2007 applications). In that menu you will find Convert All Objects to Office 2007/2010 and Refresh All Objects.

Refresh All Objects is easier than clicking in all those fields.

Selcuk


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Matthias Brombach  Identity Verified
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Didn´t work Mar 12, 2012

Hi Selcuk,

thank you for your reply. Yes, I already noticed the function you mentioned, but it unfortunately didn´t work. Also the phenomena clicking into those fields didn´t work like you described.

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Matthias


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Matthias Brombach  Identity Verified
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Second (or third?) attempt was succesul Mar 14, 2012

...I repeatedly imported the source, pretranslated it and for no reason I finally succeeded even in the .docx. Strange enough...

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