Exporting InDesign format texts to SDL Trados 2011 for translation and vice versa
Thread poster: steph_cuevas

steph_cuevas  Identity Verified
United States
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English to Tagalog
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Nov 2, 2011

Hi all!

I would like to ask some help from you. I have an upcoming project and the English source file is in InDesign format and I wonder how can I export/extract the texts from it to be translatable in SDL Trados 2011?

I will appreciate your help.

Thank you.


Best regards,
Stephanie


 

Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
Germany
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Polish to German
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Export InDesign to IDML Nov 2, 2011

provided you have InDEsign CS4 or later (the better option) or use INX format for earlier versions.

 

steph_cuevas  Identity Verified
United States
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English to Tagalog
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Converting back from IDML translated file to InDesign format Nov 2, 2011

Jerzy Czopik wrote:

provided you have InDEsign CS4 or later (the better option) or use INX format for earlier versions.


Hi Jerzy. Thank you for your response. I was able to create an IDML file and was able open it in Trados.

Once I have translated the file, would I be able to convert it back to InDesign format (final output)?

I would appreciate your help.

Thank you.

[Edited at 2011-11-02 23:56 GMT]


 

Stanislav Pokorny  Identity Verified
Czech Republic
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English to Czech
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Yes Nov 4, 2011

Hi Stephanie,
the target file will be again IDML which can be imported back into InDesign. If the length of the target text differs from that of the source text, some DTP work may be necessary (expanding text boxes etc.), but that's not your task as a translator.


 

Michel D...  Identity Verified
Germany
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German to French
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Error message by exporting into target file Jul 12, 2013

Hi,

Since I haven't found a response and help in French, I post here my problem:

I imported an Indesign File into Trados 2011. The translation is finished and saved without problem BUT when I want to save the target file in the same format , I get a error message: Operation not valid because of the actual state of the object.

L'opération n'est pas valide en raison de l'état actuel de l'objet.

System.InvalidOperationException, mscorlib, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089

Sdl.FileTypeSupport.Filters.Idml
b__0()
à Sdl.Desktop.Platform.Implementation.Services.Log.Resources(Object message, Action action)
à Sdl.Desktop.Platform.Implementation.Services.Job._worker_DoWork(Object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e)
à System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.OnDoWork(DoWorkEventArgs e)
à System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.WorkerThreadStart(Object argument)]]>


I cannot fix this issue and I have to deliver my project on next monday. Who can help quickly please?

Regards

MD


[Modifié le 2013-07-12 17:22 GMT]


 


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