Tag Editor target file still in source language
Thread poster: Strastran (X)

Strastran (X)
Local time: 21:06
French to English
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Feb 5, 2008


I have translated an Excel file which has numerous tabs. It takes around 45 minutes to 'save as target', but when I open the target file, it is still in the source language. No error message is given. I don't know what it is spending 45 minutes doing but whatever it is isn't working!

I am currently separating the tabs from one another to translate it that way, but wonder if there is a quicker solution. Perhaps there's an option I need to tick/untick?

Any help appreciated.




Karen Picolin  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:06
German to Portuguese
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Different Office versions Feb 5, 2008

Hi Patrick,

Whenever I had this problem it was due to the use of a different Office version when the file was created.

I solved this issue, copying the excel file and pasting it (sometimes sheet by sheet) on a nother file and saving it with the same name on the same folder of the bilingual file. The cleanup normally works.

Hope that helps


Strastran (X)
Local time: 21:06
French to English
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Thanks Feb 18, 2008

Thanks Karen, and sorry for the delayed response!

I ended up translating the Excel file tab by tab which obviously took a long time, but next time I will check the versions.


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