Converting numbers automatically in Trados 2007
Thread poster: Martin Fernandez Cufre

Martin Fernandez Cufre  Identity Verified
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English to Spanish
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May 26, 2010


It may be a basic question but as I never really had work with a lot of numbers and tables involved, I never saw this as a real problem. The thing is... how can I configure Trados 2007 to automatically localize number formats? For example now I'm translating from Spanish to English and when using Translator's Workbench inside Word 2003, when I close a text segment and open the next one, if it is a number in a table, Trados just skips all numbers until it finds some text. I have "Numbers" ticked in the setup area involving localizations, so it shouldn't be doing this. Any ideas? (You know, it's really troubling having to change the commas and dots of every number in a large table, for example from 1.500,00 to 1,500.00)



István Hirsch  Identity Verified
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English to Hungarian
Similar question May 27, 2010

There was a similar question on 26 February this year:


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German to Italian
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I have the same problem May 28, 2010

I was searching a solution for this problem too, when I saw this post: were you able to solve the problem? I looked at the answer given by Istvan, but unfortunately I'm working on html files and I cannot workt it out that way (but his solution will be very useful for future projects and I will remember iticon_smile.gif ).
it would be great if someone who had the same problem eith html files and found a solution could help meicon_smile.gif
Thanks to everybody in advance!


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