Trados Studio - Failed to save target content: The worksheet name has invalid character such as V?/
Thread poster: Helene Olsen Richards

Helene Olsen Richards  Identity Verified
United States
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Member (2006)
English to Norwegian
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Oct 24, 2017

I received a multi-lingual Excel sheet from a client, did the translation into my language, then go to save Target As and get the message will not save and I can not get the file sent off to the client as I am not getting my target content into the Excel file. How on earth can I get the SDXLIFF file converted to Excel again? Desperate as I need to deliver....sorry if this has been posted before. Cannot locate any similar posts.


Alison Jenner  Identity Verified
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German to English
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Find segment with worksheet name and alter it Oct 25, 2017

Hi Helene

I've had this once - one of the segments in your translation should be the name of the worksheet (do you have the source file to check?) - you need to change the invalid character to something "valid" and then it should save.

Hope that works and it's not too late for you!



Giovanni Guarnieri MITI, MIL  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 02:11
Member (2004)
English to Italian
If you... Oct 25, 2017

have the original file, I think you just need to change the name of the worksheet... or delete any funny characters... the name of the sheet is at the bottom... then re-translate... or, translate the worksheet name avoiding incompatible characters...


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