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Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
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Jan 20, 2014

Hello,

it is a possibility to translate a Publisher document with SDL Trados Studio?

Thanks

Geneviève


 

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I think... Jan 20, 2014

... but I’m not 100% as I have never done this, that you can export Published files to html and then open the target html back in publisher again. I don't know how effective this is, or if all formatting is retained, but perhaps it’s worth a go if you can test it?

Regards

Paul


 

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Thanks Paul! Jan 21, 2014

But I think, it is too risky.

Best,

Geneviève


 

Bernard Lieber  Identity Verified
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Fluency 2013 Jan 21, 2014

Hi Geneviève,

Fluency 2013 handles Publisher files perfectly and it's WYSIWYG.

Cheers,

Bernard


 

Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
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Thanks Bernard Jan 21, 2014

for the info. But I declined this translation.

And I have already 4 CAT's. It's enough;).

Best,

Geneviève


 

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For interest... Jan 21, 2014

... how common are MS publisher files?

Regards

Paul


 

Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
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html method works Jan 21, 2014

I use it for some years but tested it only with 20 or more files.

In 25 years I received only one (1) publisher file.


 

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So doesn't seem an attractive... Jan 21, 2014

Selcuk Akyuz wrote:

I use it for some years but tested it only with 20 or more files.

In 25 years I received only one (1) publisher file.


... use of resources to create a filetype then? I can’t quote the impressive timeline you can Selcuk, but I could probably count on one hand the number of times I have seen this filetype come up.

Regards

Paul


 

Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
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Only once Jan 21, 2014

and not more;)

My translations are very often: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more and more idml.

Regards,

Geneviève


 

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Maybe worth looking... Jan 12, 2016

... at this article. It's for Trados Studio but the format could be handled in any CAT that manages XML.

http://multifarious.filkin.com/2016/01/11/ms-publisher/

Regards

Paul
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