Problem opening .rtf files in TagEditor
Thread poster: colman66

colman66
Local time: 07:06
English to Spanish
Dec 15, 2006

Hi, everybody. I'm new to this forum. Please, forgive my blunders.

My customer has provided me with some .rtf files and a translation memory. When I try to open any of the files, the following message pops up:"The file contains more than one source and/or language. The languages appearing last in the file will be used".

I can open the files in TagEditor, but can't edit/translate them.

I'm desperate. Any solution or idea on how to solve this?

Thanks in advance.


 

RWSTranslation
Germany
Local time: 07:06
Member (2007)
German to English
+ ...
Correct language setting Dec 15, 2006

Hello,

open the rtf files in word and set the language in the rtf file to the correct source language.

The language combination in Tageditor and Memory must be the same if you want to translate the file.

Hans


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 07:06
Member (2003)
Polish to German
+ ...
AFAIK Tageditor is not intended to open RTF Dec 15, 2006

Save RTF as doc (this does not damage anything, against to what can happen if doc is saved as rtf) and translate the resulting doc. After that you can easily save doc as rtf.
At least this is the way I would go.

Regards
Jerzy


 

Mulyadi Subali  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 12:06
English to Indonesian
+ ...
agree Dec 15, 2006

Jerzy Czopik wrote:

Save RTF as doc (this does not damage anything, against to what can happen if doc is saved as rtf) and translate the resulting doc. After that you can easily save doc as rtf.
At least this is the way I would go.

Regards
Jerzy


i agree with jerzy. but anyway, you can also translate/edit it directly in microsoft word, cmiiw.


 


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