Creating Columned Files - Different Languages Left and Right
Thread poster: James Hodges

James Hodges  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 10:44
Member (2011)
Japanese to English
Aug 30, 2014

I use TRADOS 2014. I have a client who wants to create word files that contain a two-column text box. The left-hand column would contain the original text (Japanese) and the right-hand column would contain my translation (Japanese). The client wants this format so they don't have to check things in multiple piles of paper. Is this doable? If so, how? Thanks in advance for your comments, questions, solutions, etc.

James


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Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 02:44
Member (2010)
Spanish to English
Export for external review Aug 30, 2014

The easiest way to do this is to use "Export for external review" (in the review tab).
The result is a bilingual Word document in table format. You can delete the extra columns in Word if you don't want them.


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James Hodges  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 10:44
Member (2011)
Japanese to English
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you very much Aug 31, 2014

Dear Emma:
Thanks for the tip. It seems to be just what I want. You have saved me a lot of time. Cheers J


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Long Hoang  Identity Verified
Vietnam
Local time: 08:44
English to Vietnamese
Error Sep 2, 2014

Hi James,
Thank you for your topic. I am learning one more new thing

Hi Emma,
I try to practice this as below:
- Open 2-sentence word (excel) file in trados
- Copy source to target
- Ctr-Enter
- Save sdlxliff
-Review tab --> Export for external review -> next....

I got this error:

"Could not load file or assembly 'DocumentFormat.OpenXML, Version = 2.0.5022, Culture = Neutral, PublicKeyToken=31b....' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the specified."

I got the same error when doing it with SDLXLIFF Coverter for MS WORD

Did I do wrong ?


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Long Hoang  Identity Verified
Vietnam
Local time: 08:44
English to Vietnamese
Problem solved after installing OpenXMLSDK.msi Sep 2, 2014

I found the answer following link below:
http://tradoshelp.wordpress.com/2010/12/19/sdlxliff-converter-instructions/

Thank you Paul and Emma


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