My TM is changing accented vowels into ?s
Thread poster: Paula González Fernández

Paula González Fernández  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 03:51
English to Spanish
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Sep 23, 2010

Hello everyone,
I'm translating a technical text with TagEditor 2007.
My TM is changing accented vowels into ?s. First I thought it was a problem with the TM from the client, but I have it exported and I've checked it and there, as a text document, it's fine.
And now I find that a unit that I have just translated myself a minute ago,
Ejemplo a continuación para FCV201-2.
appears again and it reads:
Ejemplo a continuaci? para FCV201-2.

I can also see it when I do Concordance, and TUs that I've just done, they appear changed and with the ?.

Does anybody know what's happening and how can I solve it?
Thanks so much in advance.
Paula


 

Chunyi Chen
United States
Local time: 18:51
English to Chinese
One possible solution Sep 23, 2010

You may want to check out the following link. It seems to address the problem you have.

http://talisma.sdl.com/article.aspx?article=2088&p=1

Chun-yi


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 03:51
Member (2003)
Polish to German
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Do you have the fonts used in the document installed on your system? Sep 23, 2010

I am translating a technical text...

What does this tell me? How shall someone even think about a solution on this problem if you even fail to give some basic information about what do you translate? I mean technical texts do in general tend to change diacritics because of their nature, or do I miss something here?


 

Paula González Fernández  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 03:51
English to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks! Sep 23, 2010

Thank you very much both of you for your time. Chun-yi, that's exactly what was happening, thanks for the link. I had browsed through their resources, but hand't found it.

 


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