How to review the target text!
Thread poster: Farzad Akmali

Farzad Akmali  Identity Verified
English to Farsi (Persian)
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Sep 27, 2009

Hi Friends,

I have translated an .ttx file in Tag Editor, but when I click on Preview in the target language to review the clean target text,firstly a message box came up that reads somehow as follows:

"Unable to locate original file: c:\...
Please copy the original file into the directory above and try again."

I saved the file and now the Preview bottom does not work at all. How can I see the clean target text and how can I save the clean one?

Many Thanks in advance!


[Edited at 2009-09-27 22:34 GMT]

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Joel Earnest
Local time: 07:36
Swedish to English
TTX source? Sep 27, 2009

I ran into this a few times at the beginning, and as I remember, it was due to not having made the TTX conversion myself.

And as you may or may not know, you must have InDesign installed to preview in InDesign.

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Clarisa Moraña  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:36
Member (2002)
English to Spanish
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Use the plug-in for viewing files Sep 28, 2009

If you don't have the original file, you could use the plug-in found at "Tools".

Click on "TagEditor Plug-ins", next clik TRADOSTagViewer plug-in" and select "Properties". Another window will appear and there you could select the file type provided by your client (HTML, OpenOffice, PowerPoint... or you could also see it in a Table format).

Kind regards

Clarisa Moraña

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Farzad Akmali  Identity Verified
English to Farsi (Persian)
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Thanks so much! Sep 30, 2009

Many thanks dear friends!

Both works nice!

best regards,


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