QuarkXPress .tag file previewing in TagEditor
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helena barham  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 16:12
French to English
Mar 26, 2009

Good morning, I am completely baffled and am therefore turning to you for help. I was given a QuarkXPress (version unknown) .tag file to translate. It came up on TagEditor (2007) without a problem. However, once the translation was done and I wanted to preview it, instead of just having the text, I had all the codes as well. I don't have QuarkXPress and am wondering if there is a solution other than having to refuse all future work with .tag files or invest in QuarkXPress.

Thanks in advance for all help.


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Maya Gorgoshidze  Identity Verified
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Hi Helena, Mar 26, 2009

If you do not have QuarkXPress, you can simply preview the target in the .ttx file

Kind regards,
Maya


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helena barham  Identity Verified
France
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QuarkXPress .tag file previewing in TagEditor Mar 26, 2009

I can view it but it has all the codes visible and reading back the text and visualising the presentation is impossible.

Here is an example of what I get when I do a preview!

principlesnon-toxiques,


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helena barham  Identity Verified
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QuarkXPress .tag file previewing in TagEditor Mar 26, 2009

Sorry Maya, let me see if this works:

t-6>principalement végétales et minérales, non-toxiques,


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helena barham  Identity Verified
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QuarkXPress .tag file previewing in TagEditor Mar 26, 2009

I can't show you as the codes are being hidden here!

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Maya Gorgoshidze  Identity Verified
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Hi Helena, Mar 27, 2009

helena barham wrote:

I can view it but it has all the codes visible and reading back the text and visualising the presentation is impossible.

Here is an example of what I get when I do a preview!

< t-6 > < \n > principles < c "couleur logo"f"GaramondThree-Bold" >non-toxiques, < c"couleur logo"f"GaramondThree-Bold">


I think you cannot hide the tags in .ttx, Without QuarkXPress and the initial file, it is impossible to view the presentation properly.

Regards,
Maya


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hahelupe
Luxembourg
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Have you tried.... Mar 27, 2009

... using the TRADOSTagViewer Plugin?

it offers you a table view that can be customised (show/do not show tags/codes). furthermore, it colour highlights the match rate (if wanted) and I usually copy it to word and adapt a bit if needed (on longer files) before printing

however, I have only tried it on inx-files (indesign), but in principle the quark files (tag or xtg) should be previeable in the same way....

cheers,
hanne


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helena barham  Identity Verified
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Maya and Hahelupe Mar 27, 2009

I'm not sure how to reply to each individual posting so I'm grouping my reply! Thank you both so much for your help. I will try and find out more about the plugin. Take care, Helena

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