How to show the source text after Trados clean-up
Thread poster: Ius Translation

Ius Translation
United States
Local time: 15:58
English to Spanish
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Jun 12, 2009

Hello everyone!

I´ve been asked to preserve (show) the source text after performing a clean-up in Trados (I´ve used Word). Is it a fast thing to do? And how, if I may ask. I could really use your help...

Thank you all,

Romina


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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 22:58
Member (2003)
Finnish to German
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bak-file Jun 12, 2009

Trados names the original file .bak, which is the bilingual text after translation. If you need the source-text alone, you have to convert this file using a tool like PlusToyz.doc (SourceTextOnly).
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Heinrich


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Rod Walters  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 04:58
Japanese to English
Lots of ideas here Jun 12, 2009

http://www.proz.com/forum/sdl_trados_support/134947-how_do_i_preserve_my_source_text_when_cleaning_up.html

One of these ideas may be what you need.


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Ius Translation
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Local time: 15:58
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Thank you for the info! Jun 12, 2009

Dear Heinrich,

Thank you for the details, but I need to have both (Source and Target), one below the other, in the same document!

Dear Rod,

It is indeed a pain and the link to Claudia's instructions was what I needed!
I'll get into it.

Thank you very much.

Romina


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