Error message when upgrading tmx file to Studio " ' is an unexpected token.The expected token is ';'
Thread poster: Clare Hearty

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Sep 24, 2013

Hi everyone,

I know similar questions have been asked about this before but I haven't been able to find a solution.

I am trying to upgrade a .tmx file to Studio 2011 and received an error message saying 'an error occurred whilst parsing entity name' so I checked the file for ampersands and changed them all to & amp (without the space but if I leave it in then this forum deletes the 'amp'!). However I then got another error message saying: " ' is an unexpected token.The expected token is ';'. Line 11178, position 48.

The text in the line referred to in the error message does not contain either ' or ; so I'm not sure why the message says that.

All the posts I've seen refer to Studio 2009 and exporting the .tmx and creating a new one but as far as I know that isn't an option in Studio (but please tell me if I'm wrong!). The file is also a 1.1 version file so as far I know this also stops me being able to export it.

I have also tried copying and pasting the contents of the file into a new doc but that didn't work.

If anyone has any ideas or advice I would be grateful!



[Edited at 2013-09-24 22:45 GMT]

[Edited at 2013-09-24 22:57 GMT]

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