Trados keeps telling me the word document is not a word document!
Thread poster: David Howard

David Howard  Identity Verified
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Aug 25, 2008

I'm sure there's a perfectly good explanation, but Trados won't clean up or analyse a file because it's not Word document (when it is!). I've tried re-saving it as a 1997-2003 version, and changing it's name: .doc, .docx etc. But it still doesn't want to do it (very frustratingly!!). Never had this problem before.

Any advice would be appreciated.

Many thanks,

David


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Mari Noller
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RTF? Aug 25, 2008

Have you tried changing it to a .rtf file?
Is there anything special in the file, such as html codes etc?


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David Howard  Identity Verified
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RTF? Aug 25, 2008

Yes, thank you. That's done the trick.

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