WinAlign Missing File Types to Align
Thread poster: cave_man

English to French
Jun 27, 2008

I'm trying to use WinAlign in Trados 2007 to Align a Power point presentation. It seems that in the "New Align Project" window, under the general tab and file type that the option to select .ppt files is missing along with a bunch of other file types. Does anyone know how to get these working?

Thanks for any help.


Sandra Bertolini  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:40
German to Italian
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WinAlign and PPT Jun 27, 2008

I see ppt in the list so I'm just supposing that perhaps you have a demo of the software, because WinAlign does support even .ppt files... and a lot of others




English to French
WinAlign Jun 27, 2008

I have the full licensed version of the software. One of my collegues has the program installed and he has the options but I don't. The setup to the program was pretty straight forward and I don't see how some of the file types installed and others didn't. Is there anything I can do short of trying to re-install the program over again?


English to French
WinAlign Jun 27, 2008

I fixed it. I don't know how it got missed in the installation process but you have to copy the "c:\douments and settings\all users\application data\sdl international\filters" folder from a working system to the bad installation.


Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:40
Member (2004)
English to Thai
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SDL Trados 2007 synergy Jun 28, 2008

In SDL Trados 2007 synergy, you see the instruction to set filters of many file types.
Do not forget to reset filters for your *.ppt files if you felt installation process of the program was incomplete.

Soonthon L.


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