Does WF Pro damage/alter the original source format?
Thread poster: ARTURO DURÁN

ARTURO DURÁN
Spain
Local time: 21:59
Spanish to English
+ ...
Oct 8, 2009

I have been using WF Pro under Linux Ubuntu 9.04 for quite a few months now

In general terms the tool has been rather useful and effective. I am indeed considering to buy.

However, I have been forced to reformat my translated target files substantially with 3 major assignments
I remember an MS Word source document, with no fancy/special formatting requirements, where the translation altered the format in such a way that more than 5 hours had to be spent by the agency and myself in reformatting alone

My installation has no unusual setups

Anybody else experiencing this?

Thanks in advance


 

Kristyna Marrero  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 15:59
Does WF Pro damage/alter the original source format? Oct 9, 2009

Hi Arturo,

Could you please send me the source file so that I can investigate this issue? You can email it to me directly at kmarrero@wordfast.com

Sincerely,

Kristyna


 

Arturo Durán
Spain
Local time: 21:59
English to Spanish
Thanks! File sent Oct 15, 2009

Kristyna Marrero wrote:

Hi Arturo,

Could you please send me the source file so that I can investigate this issue? You can email it to me directly at kmarrero@wordfast.com

Sincerely,

Kristyna


That is very kind of you, Kristyna
I have just sent you a message including the original file


 

Kristyna Marrero  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 15:59
Try Wordfast Pro version 2.2.3 Oct 19, 2009

Hi Arturo,

i was able to process the file using Wordfast version 2.2.3 with no problem. Could you try updating Wordfast and let me know if this resolves your issue.

Sincerely,

Kristyna


 

ARTURO DURÁN
Spain
Local time: 21:59
Spanish to English
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Indeed! Oct 20, 2009

Kristyna Marrero wrote:

Hi Arturo,

i was able to process the file using Wordfast version 2.2.3 with no problem. Could you try updating Wordfast and let me know if this resolves your issue.

Sincerely,

Kristyna


You are right, Kristyna
The translated file looks correct now

Could not find the original formatting problems (should there be any at all), so will check again

Many thanks for your help!


 


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