TTX file - segment attributes in WordFast Pro?
Thread poster: Daina Jauntirans

Daina Jauntirans  Identity Verified
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Mar 21, 2011

Hello,

This is a Wordfast question, but involves TagEditor, so I hope someone here might have an idea that could help me solve my problem. I haven't had any luck yet on the Wordfast forum or Yahoo Group.

I am a long-time Wordfast Classic user, now switching over to Pro (2.4.1). A client has sent me TTX files for translation (created as per the WF instructions) along with a Trados TMX memory. The memory and files imported fine - so far, so good. However, he would like to know whether I can view the "attributes" (the tag is ) for each segment while translating the segments in WFPro. I cannot find any way to do this.

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer!
Daina

Cross-posted on the WF_PRO Yahoo! Group


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Gerard de Noord  Identity Verified
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Point to the tags with your mouse pointer Mar 21, 2011

Hi Daina,

You can see all the information when you hover your mouse pointer over the {ut1} etc. tags.

Cheers,
Gerard


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Daina Jauntirans  Identity Verified
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Only formatting? Mar 21, 2011

Don't the {ut1} tags only provide formatting information? Maybe I need to take another look, but I couldn't see the info my client wanted me to see in those tags.

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Daina Jauntirans  Identity Verified
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Nope, WF is stripping out the tags Mar 23, 2011

Client took a look at the TMX file I exported from WFPro and found that the import process is stripping the relevant (not formatting, but context) attributes out. Back to the drawing board!

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