SDL Trados 2007/Word 2007 Bilingual Files
Thread poster: Noriko Miwa

Noriko Miwa  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:44
English to Japanese
Aug 8, 2008

Hi there,

I guess it is a simple question, but I can't figure out by myself after upgrading Trados and MS Office together.

I used to see both the source language and the target language in a Word file when I am working on the Trados. But, after upgrading both Trados and MS Office to the latest ones, I can only see the translation (target) in the Word files, and it is inconvenient for reviewing.

I think it is a matter of setting in the Word file, but I can not find where I can do this.

Does anyone know how to change this setting?

Thank you in advance!



Marinus Vesseur  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:44
English to Dutch
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Invisible text Aug 8, 2008

I work with the German version of Word, so it may not be exactly the same, but if you go to Extra's/Options you can set the items that Word makes visible. I think the tab is called View. You basically need to make 'invisible' text visible in the formatting options.

Good luck!


Noriko Miwa  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:44
English to Japanese
Thank you! Aug 8, 2008


Thank you for your quick reply.

I just discovered how to do that.

In Word Option of the Office Button, I found the option to display hidden characters.

Thank you very much!



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