Is there a manual for version 6?
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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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Dec 18, 2008

I installed Wf 6.0, but was not able to locate a manual or tutorial. Do you know of any?

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Heinrich


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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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Online WordFast manual Dec 18, 2008

I use only the online manual [Helpfile]. There is no on-hand manual to use as I have the latest information.

Soonthon L.


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But the online help does not work, at least not in Chrome Dec 18, 2008

There is nothing to be seen, no index, no search result, just the titles.

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Wordfast Pro Manual Dec 18, 2008

Hi Heinrich,

The online help pages need to be viewed in I.E, Firefox or Safari. They are not compatible with Chrome at this time.

There will be updates coming to the online help pages as well as support videos to walk through Wordfast Pro.

Regards,
Hillary


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Dragana Molnar M.A.  Identity Verified
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You will find the online help sites of Wf mentioned by Soonthon here

And there is also a yahoo group for Wf 6

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Dragana


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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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Under development processes Dec 19, 2008

I understand that both WordFast 6.0 and its user manual need more improvements.
I already commented about non-functional menu/tool bar and online help click in this Proz forum.
I hope WordFast 6.0 is as reputable as WordFast 5.xx in the coming years.
The Yahoo or other user group forum is not so active for WordFast 6.0 now; I guess that this version is too new to be popular at this moment though its free license is valid until December 31.
It also have superior points: Faster processing time, smaller program size, few resource requirements, slim translation processes, compatibility with XML format.

Soonthon L.


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Kristina Kolic  Identity Verified
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Wordfast6 Group on Yahoo Dec 19, 2008

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.) wrote:
The Yahoo or other user group forum is not so active for WordFast 6.0 now; I guess that this version is too new to be popular at this moment though its free license is valid until December 31.


Well, I have to say that my opinion is quite the opposite based upon the messages that I receive (and read) every day from both the Wordfast Classic and the new Wordfast6 Groups on Yahoo. The groups are actually very active and it is a good thing that they finally created a separate group for Wordfast 6.0 last month because it is now much easier to follow up the different topics without mixing both WF versions.

And I find it very useful. I initially subscribed to the group because of a problem that I was not able to solve on my own, and my problem was actually solved very quickly by contributors to the list. Since then, I have continued to read the messages, taking notes of any interesting problems and solutions, just in case, and I must say that I have learned a lot and I am still learning


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What is the name of those groups? Jan 19, 2009

Hi!

I cannot find any such groups Kristina! Only found one and it is quite slow and has only 4 members including me

Can you tell me how I can find these groups on yahoo that you are talking about as I would really like to join.

Thank you very much!

Peace, love and harmony,
Rodna


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Yahoo Support Groups Jan 19, 2009

Rodna Ruskovska wrote:

Hi!

I cannot find any such groups Kristina! Only found one and it is quite slow and has only 4 members including me

Can you tell me how I can find these groups on yahoo that you are talking about as I would really like to join.

Thank you very much!

Peace, love and harmony,
Rodna


Hi Rodna,

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WF_PRO/join
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wordfast/join
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wordfast_beta/join

Are the three main Wordfast Groups through Yahoo!

Regards,
Hillary


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Rodna Ruskovska  Identity Verified
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Thank you very much :) Feb 6, 2009

Hi Hillary,

thank you very much for the links.

All the best,
Rodna


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