Excel files with macros are not recognized by Trados
Thread poster: Oleg Semerikov

Oleg Semerikov  Identity Verified
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Jun 6, 2018

Dear support and colleagues,
I have a great of xls and xlsx files with several tabs and macros. When adding those files to SDL 2011 they are recognized as reference files (scan error). I can solve this by converting the Excel files to PDF. But then we lose all macros functionality. Is there a way to open such Excel files in SDL?
best regards, Oleg


Jaime Oriard  Identity Verified
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You could try... Jun 6, 2018

Saving the macro modules to an external file
Deleting the modules from the Excel file
Saving the Excel file as a regular Excel file
When you finish the translation, import the macro modules back and save the file as macro enabled

Good luck


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