How to import missing contents sdlx_ix.itd, sdlx_xr.itd and sdlx_va to .mif
Thread poster: nsarkany

nsarkany
Germany
Local time: 06:37
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Jul 17, 2008

Hello,

I have a translation of a manual in FrameMaker format. To translate it
with SDLX I converted the files to .mif format. With every conversion
there are 3 extra files sdlx_ix.itd, sdlx_xr.itd and sdlx_va.itd.


How can I import these files back to .mif after having translated them?

Thank you,
Nikolett


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Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 06:37
English to Polish
Convert the project back to MIF Jul 17, 2008

Convert the project back to MIF. Again – the project (using Project Wizard), not the ITD files. The additional files will be automatically used during this conversion.

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nsarkany
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Conversion ok, but no import Jul 17, 2008

Thank you.

Now I converted the .itd files back to .mif using the Project wizard, but this three files are still not imported back to the main .mif. What did I do wrong?

Thanks again.
Nikolett


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Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
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How did you check that? Jul 17, 2008

How did you check that? Could you describe the problem with the translated MIF file?

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nsarkany
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Still german cross references in translated .mif Jul 17, 2008

I checked it in the .mif file, where still the german cross references and "figure" etc. exist, instead of the english ones.

I used the Project Wizard - selected: Create translations from an existing project - then selected the 4 files (SDLX_ix_mif_EN-GB, SDLX_va_mif_EN-GB, SDLX_xr_mif_EN-GB + normal .itd) - then clicked start.

Was this proceeding right?


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nsarkany
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No progress Jul 21, 2008

Unfortunately I still haven't managed to import these 3 files to the .mif file. Is there any other possibility then the Project Wizard? Or could someone help me with a step-by-step instruction how to do it correctly?

My problem is that cross references like "see Chapter 1.5 ..." or "Table 1" or "Figure 4" are still in the source language.


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Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
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They need updating Jul 22, 2008

Some of the x-refs won't update automatically. Have you tried saving the MIF files as FM files and updating cross-references? You can also manually look for unresolved x-refs and double-click them to check their source.

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