OmegaT can't see docs
Thread poster: DZiW

DZiW
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Nov 14, 2016

Dear colleagues--

Recently I wanted to explain a friend of mine how to work with a CAT, so I chose a free latest stable version, which ran fine, but couldn't see the source--neither doc, nor txt.
I did also try OmegaT 4.0.1 beta too--the result was the same; can't see.
Moving/Changing project dir location didn't help either; MediaWiki seem to work.
No Cyrillic chars, no difference.

Hardware: Core-i5/4GB RAM/1TB+ HDD
Software: Win 8.1 x32 RU (6.3.9600)

TY


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esperantisto  Identity Verified
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And… Nov 15, 2016

…what is the source file format?

See the list of supported formats:
http://omegat.sourceforge.net/manual-standard/en/chapter.files.to.translate.html#file.formats

For plain-text files, you might need to adjust file filter settings (in particular, input/output encoding):
http://omegat.sourceforge.net/manual-standard/en/chapter.file.filters.html


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DZiW
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Format Nov 15, 2016

Thank you, esperantisto.

As I've mentioned, I tried proper .DOC (Word'2003) and plaint txt--both via drag'n'drop and moving file to my project--it shoes zeroes.

I did disable sandboxing, yet it seems to have something to do with Java virtualization, for after uninstalling, cleaning via CCleaner I saw a corrected path as ...Virtual... something.

Disabling antivirus doesn't help, Hyper-V is disabled, VirtualBox is uninstalled and cleaned up.
Wrong way?


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Didier Briel  Identity Verified
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Legacy Word documents are not supported Nov 15, 2016

DZiW wrote:
As I've mentioned, I tried proper .DOC (Word'2003)

Legacy Word documents are not supported, and thus not "proper" for OmegaT, which supports .docx.

and plaint txt--both via drag'n'drop and moving file to my project--it shoes zeroes.

You wrote that MediaWiki works. Actually, MediaWiki pages are downloaded as .txt files, so that means it works.

I did disable sandboxing, yet it seems to have something to do with Java virtualization, for after uninstalling, cleaning via CCleaner I saw a corrected path as ...Virtual... something.

Disabling antivirus doesn't help, Hyper-V is disabled, VirtualBox is uninstalled and cleaned up.
Wrong way?

Why use VirtualBox, since OmegaT works on nearly all platforms?

Didier


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DZiW
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Oops... Nov 15, 2016

Thank you, Didier.

> Legacy Word documents are not supported, and thus not "proper" for OmegaT, which supports .docx
Oh my! Indeed, it's been awhile since I used OmegaT, but it's a-la epic fail: xml-powered files only.
Yet it still doesn't work for plain txt either.

>Why use VirtualBox, since OmegaT works on nearly all platforms?
VMWare and Vbox were meant for other things, not java-based OmegaT, but when I saw a 'virtual' keyword, I uninstalled and cleaned up possible issues to make sure.

Some guru advised checking file properties and access rights, will check it at home.

TY


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DZiW
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Thank you, pals! Nov 15, 2016

OmegaT 3.6.0_4 works fine with an offline docX, just had some issues with downloaded (locked) files, but that's ok.

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