CSV with only one column, how to edit it?
Thread poster: Madeleine Chevassus

Madeleine Chevassus  Identity Verified
France
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English to French
Jul 12, 2013

Dear all

I am in touch with an outsourcer for a big translation contract; among other files he would like me to translate CSV files.

The sample I received is strange: two lines with only one column.

I tried with CSV Ed, but it doesn't seem to work.

If you have some ideas?

Thanks a lot and have a nice week-end

Madeleine


 

Sergei Leshchinsky  Identity Verified
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... Jul 12, 2013

Madeleine Chevassus wrote:
two lines with only one column

Translate these two words in Notepad and forget.icon_smile.gif


 

Madeleine Chevassus  Identity Verified
France
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It worked! Jul 12, 2013

Of course it is not two words but two very long strings.

But I could edit them with Notepad.

This is enough while I am at the test step and perhaps later!

Thanks a lot Sergeï,

Madeleine

[Edited at 2013-07-12 14:52 GMT]


 

xxxnrichy
France
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Use a CAT Jul 12, 2013

WF Pro, Trados Studio, ...
Without a CAT these files are a real pain.

You can also copy them into Word, but a problem arises when copying them back into Excel (line breaks = different cells), and your client will expect Excel files.


 

Madeleine Chevassus  Identity Verified
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I tried MemoQ, but CSV was not supported Jul 12, 2013

I'll try Studio now

thanks!


 

István Lengyel
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Excel or the multilingual delimited text filter Jul 13, 2013

Try saving the CSV as XLSX,and importing it into memoQ - or try the multilingual delimited text filter, that's for CSV.

 

Madeleine Chevassus  Identity Verified
France
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Good idea Jul 15, 2013

I'll try; this way I would be able to use MemoQ's termbase content!

Thanks, Itzvàn!


 


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