Error message with XML: DITA 1.1 v files
Thread poster: Cristina Godoy

Cristina Godoy
Local time: 09:57
English to Spanish
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Jun 29, 2010

Hello all,

I'm not sure I might be missing some step in the creation / configuration of a new xml file type. I work with Trados Freelance 2009, and when I receive the bilingual xliff files from other translators who also work with trados 2009, I cannot save (confirm) the editings / changes for a modified segment, nor can I save the bilingual as a target xml file. When I try to do this, an error message appeara that says roughly this: "the definition for the file type with id XML: DITA 1.1 v could not be found".
I've just created a new file type with this specific definition and went back to trying to save other translators' files, but the same message will still pop up.

Thanks for any help provided!

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Hubert Chang  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:57
Member (2010)
English to Chinese
try another way Jun 30, 2010

Let the other translator send you a Package instead of xliff file. And you should send back a Return Package. It may help.

[修改时间: 2010-06-30 05:40 GMT]

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SDL Community  Identity Verified
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Local time: 09:57
Maybe a missing filetype Jun 30, 2010

Hi Cristina,

The error message suggests that you need to copy over the DITA.sdlfiletype from here;

c:\Program Files\SDL\SDL Trados Studio\Studio1\File Types\

to here;

c:\Users\<username>\Documents\SDL Trados Studio\File Types\

Then make sure that the path to this filetype in your Tools - Options - Filetypes is also correct.

If this doesn't do the trick and you get an error message can you send the error to me at A screenshot, and if possible a copy of the stack trace that might be available in the error message by clicking on a small blue disk symbol in the bottom left corner of the error message.



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