Can sdl trados studio 2009 open autocad files
Thread poster: Ward Whittaker

Ward Whittaker  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:46
Portuguese to English
Sep 13, 2010

Hi all,

if it can be done, has anyone had good or bad experiences translating these files (dxf dwg)
thanks, Ward


Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:46
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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No Sep 13, 2010

Studio cannot open such files. At least I am not able to do that in Studio.


Local time: 00:46
English to German
Third party tool might work with DXF files Sep 13, 2010

AFAIK, the only tool that can handle DXF files is TranslateCAD. It's Shareware so you can test it to see if it works with your files.


Grzegorz Gryc  Identity Verified
Local time: 00:46
French to Polish
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Across Sep 13, 2010

Ward Whittaker wrote:

if it can be done,

Trados doesn't handle ACAD files.

has anyone had good or bad experiences translating these files (dxf dwg)

Across does (DXF only).
Free for freelance translators.


[Edited at 2010-09-13 20:46 GMT]


Boris Kimel  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 01:46
English to Russian
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Star Transit Sep 13, 2010

In its full version handles DXF files wonderfully. Still no CAT tool or AutoCAD plugin can help when it comes to titles consisting of two or more separate lines of text, and these are more than common.


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