href attribute not translatable
Thread poster: Josée Bayeur

Josée Bayeur  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:57
English to French
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Nov 27, 2013

Hello there,

Working with SDL Trados Studio 2014, I need to have my hyperlinks point to the French versions of websites, so I followed all instructions, under options, in file types, html4, parser, element A, attribute href, true, always translatable, ok, ok, ok. It doesn't work, it doesn't give me the translatable parts. I have just now, today, updated Studio 2014 to the latest version 3688, hoping it would do something, but no. I updated Java, now that it should be safe. No change. I tried the instructions in the SDL knowledge base, adding an element condition , ok, ok, always translatable, tag type: inline. I close everything, reopen, no change. I'm at a loss.

Any suggestions would be appreciated,



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Local time: 16:57
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You seem to have done this correctly... Nov 28, 2013

... and it works for me:

So perhaps you can check the following:

1. That you made the change in the options prior to converting the file to sdlxliff
2. That you are making the change in the right place (Project settings vs File->Options)
3. That you are changing the right html filetype (we have html5 as well)

I know these are probably obvious to you but it does sound as though the changes you have made are simply not being seen because they are not in the filetype being used.




Josée Bayeur  Identity Verified
Local time: 07:57
English to French
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Resolved! Nov 29, 2013

Thanks Paul,

It was that I had to start a new project, the problem was that I kept expecting it to work right away. The weird thing is with a new project, the same files now were HTML5!! So I repeated the changes under that and it worked!

Thanks again,


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