How can I import original texts into a word template so that translation uses the very same template
Thread poster: psicutrinius

psicutrinius  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 06:39
Member (2008)
English to Spanish
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Jul 1, 2017

I get texts for translation (English into Spanish), which contain also a digest in German and in French (which are not to be translated, of course).

I am supposed to translate them into a pemplate, by just substituting the text in the template (a fake text, like this below):

5 LA FAÑLKDFJ FAÑLSKDFJ FAÑLDFKJÑALFDFA

Ekh prlkaslkantlka ephnvlkancephón slka rlkaaepsephlkarlka, dlka maedae glkanlkarkhl, kh lkambkhlkhjlkas ae lkallkamlkantaes dlka ckhrtón pkhrkh rlkatlkanlkar mh
maestrkhr rlkacephpephlkantlkas. Más lkasplkacíaepsephckhmlkantlka, lkh ephnvlkancephón slka rlkaaepsephlkarlka kh iven lkallkamlkantae dlka ckhrtón dlkal tephpae
dlkaaepsephnephdae lkan lkal prlkaámbivelae dlka lkh rlkaephvephndephckhcephón 8th. Lkh ephnvlkancephón slka rlkaaepsephlkarlka khdlkamás kh ivenkh pephlkazkh
ephnephcephkhl pkhrkh aepsaermkhr iven lkallkamlkantae dlka ckhrtón slkagenñn lkal prlkaámbivelae dlka lkh rlkaephvephndephckhcephón 8, khsí caemae kh iven
métaedae pkhrkh aepsaermkhr iven lkambkhlkhjlka. Llkagenñn lkal prlkaámbivelae dlka lkh rlkaephvephndephckhcephón 8, khsí caemae kh iven métaedae pkhrkh
aepsaermkhr iven lkambkhlkhjlka.

which may run into 30+ pages, by just substituting the text above by the translated one.

The question is, how to extract the original text to translate into a template like this one and then loading it into memoQ (fully updated, at the moment memoQ 8.1.4) and translate this normally with memoQ?.

Thanks in advance for any idea (and/or proper bibliography, which I have been unable to find so far)

Marcel


 

Clarisa Moraña  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 02:39
Member (2002)
English to Spanish
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Hidden text? Jul 3, 2017

Hello! I cannot imagine how to create a template as the one you are describing.
If it were me, I would copy the text to be translated and paste it over the fake text, substituting it. Next, I would hide everything that should not be translated. The imported document into memoQ will only contain the text to be translated. When the translation is finished, I will export everything as usual, click Select all, and unhide the hidden text.

Regards

Clarisa


 


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