Converting excel files into word bilingual files - help needed
Thread poster: Luca Cremonini

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Jul 25, 2012

hello I am working for an agency which provides me with excel files. These files have a source and a target column. Sometimes the target column contains a translation, sometimes not. My employer asks me to covert these excel files into bilingual word files following the following procedure:

search and replace ^t with
search and replace ^p with

what you get is a bilingual file that can be translated with trados workbench but there is no way of working upon it with TagEditor or Studio. This really slows down work. Usually I get an error like "heading is missing" when trying to convert. Do you know how I could convert these files into a format that TagEditor or Studio recognizes?

Thanks in advance


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