HELP odt target file won't open
Thread poster: elm0505

elm0505
Spain
Local time: 01:29
French to Spanish
+ ...
Sep 15, 2011

Hi everyone, I'm desperate!

After working all night (it's nearly 3AM!) in a translation I have to deliver tomorrow, my odt target file won't open, instead I get this error message (in Spanish, sorry):

Error de formato descubierto en el archivo en el subdocumento content.xml en
2,5l3543(fila,col).

I've tried validate tags but it is not working (I deleted a tag on purpose and it did nothing) How can I recover the file without damage?

Your help would be so much appreciated, this is important. I'm using version 2.3.0_1

Thanks


 

Didier Briel  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 01:29
Member (2007)
English to French
+ ...
Validate your tags Sep 15, 2011

elm0505 wrote:
After working all night (it's nearly 3AM!) in a translation I have to deliver tomorrow, my odt target file won't open, instead I get this error message (in Spanish, sorry):

Error de formato descubierto en el archivo en el subdocumento content.xml en
2,5l3543(fila,col).

I've tried validate tags but it is not working (I deleted a tag on purpose

If you mean that there's a tag in a source segment that you have removed in the target segment, that's the origin of your error.

and it did nothing)

"Validate tags" means you must use the function until it says "No tag errors detected" (No se detectaron errores de etiqueta).

It will not correct the errors for you.

How can I recover the file without damage?

By correcting the tag error, and creating the target document error.

Didier


 

elm0505
Spain
Local time: 01:29
French to Spanish
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Found the reason Sep 15, 2011

and it did nothing)

"Validate tags" means you must use the function until it says "No tag errors detected" (No se detectaron errores de etiqueta).

It will not correct the errors for you.

How can I recover the file without damage?

By correcting the tag error, and creating the target document error.

Didier

First of all thank you for your prompt response, Didier. You were right, I was selecting the wrong option ("Tag validation" in Options instead of "Validate tags" in Tools) I was so sleep deprived I couldn't even properly check all the menus and options...

The problem lies with the Spanish version of the program both "Validate tags" and "Tag validation" are translated the same way "Validar etiquetas" and this can lead to some confusion, although both expressions also mean basically the same in English.

Gosh, I'm, so relieved...icon_smile.gif Thanks again


 


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