This file type is not supported AFTER translation in studio 2011
Thread poster: Peter Hughes

Peter Hughes  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:59
German to English
Jun 15, 2013


I just finished translating a file in Studio 2011. I saved it as usual and then tried to create the target version via batch task and I get an error:

"One or more files are not supported"

When I try to open the file in Trados I now get a similar error:

"This file type is not supported"

(the exact wording might differ as I have Trados set up in German)

Any idea what has happened? It was a plain text file, already converted to a sdlxliff file, so why is it now telling my that the file type is not supported?

Thanks for any advice!

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Łukasz Gos-Furmankiewicz  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:59
English to Polish
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Happened already in 2009 Jun 15, 2013

BTDT. Sometimes Trados acts like that. Once upon a time I developed a habit of checking whether the file would actually save (export) and not just load. Didn't save my hide in all cases. It would be great if we could get a patch or something to resolve this particular issue. Few things are worse in a translator's work than inability to save a file minutes before the deadline in some kind of important rush job. Much, much more important than whatever tagging/formatting considerations triggering the inability to save.

[Edited at 2013-06-15 14:16 GMT]

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