Cannot import Chinese-language source PDFs
Thread poster: Paul Denlinger

Paul Denlinger  Identity Verified
United States
Chinese to English
Jan 7, 2016

Cannot get SDL Trados Studio 2015 to import Chinese-language source PDFs. Does anyone else have this problem?


Emma Goldsmith  Identity Verified
Local time: 16:29
Member (2010)
Spanish to English
Scanned PDF? Jan 7, 2016

If you're talking about a scanned PDF, then you're right. Studio processes scanned PDFs through the Solid Documents engine, which doesn't include Chinese.

For a list of languages it does process, see the "scanned PDF" section in my blog post:


Paul Denlinger  Identity Verified
United States
Chinese to English
Scanned PDF? Jan 7, 2016

No, it is not a scanned PDF.

It's very clean, and looks like it came straight from Word. Tried opening it again, it doesn't work.

BTW, thank you for the link to your article about Studio 2015.


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