SDL Trados and Bamini Font
Thread poster: Anas Hussain

Anas Hussain  Identity Verified
Sri Lanka
Local time: 21:53
Member
English to Tamil
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Jun 23, 2016

Dear Colleagues

I have been using SDL Trados. I want to know whether SDL is supporting Bamini Font (Non unicode Tamil Font)? If so, Please advice me how to change settings.


 

Walter Blaser  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 18:23
French to German
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Studio handles formatting and fonts in a transparent way Jun 23, 2016

Did you try to open the document in Studio? Can you see the text properly? If yes, then you should also be able to translate the source to target.

Studio simply transfers the font information from source to target without changing anything,

However, the fact that it is not a Unicode font may create problems. I still suggest that - as a first step - you simply try to see what happens, we can still follow-up on this if it does not work.

Walter


 

Anas Hussain  Identity Verified
Sri Lanka
Local time: 21:53
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English to Tamil
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TOPIC STARTER
SDL Trados and Bamini Font Jun 23, 2016

Dear Walter

Thanks for the reply. Bamini is a non unicode font. I am trying to solve this problem for a long time. I thing SDL Editor display font should be changed. I don't know how to do it. I you need I can send the font. I really appreciate you for allocating your valuable time for this.

Thank you very much


 

SDL_ Thomas
Germany
Local time: 18:23
SDL Community Jun 26, 2016

Dear Anas

Thank you for posting here in Proz.com
Have you download the Studio 2015 Trial, where you could test the language ? If you currently have a license please let me know your six digit order number.
For general technical enquiries regarding Studio please feel free to join our SDL Community https://community.sdl.com/ The community is free of charge and is staffed by industry and SDL professionals.

I am sure that we will be able to help you in the community.

Kind Regards

SDL_Thomas


 

Anas Hussain  Identity Verified
Sri Lanka
Local time: 21:53
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English to Tamil
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SDL Trados and Bamini Font Jun 27, 2016

Dear Thomas

I have downloaded trial version. I like to purchase SDL Trados if this problem is solved.

The font is correctly shown in the preview. Only think I want is Editor display font to Bamini. If you need font I can send.


 

SDL_ Thomas
Germany
Local time: 18:23
SDL Trados and Bamini Font Jun 27, 2016

Dear Anas
thank you for your reply.
I understand Bamini to be a dialect of the TAMIL language (which is supported as a UNICODE language)
We also have resellers in your Region you may want to get in touch with http://www.sdl.com/partners/language-solutions//list/partner-type/language-technology,reseller/Location/South%20Asia
Kind Regards

SDL_Thomas


 


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