Help! When converting a TM in Worfast 4.22k Russian text looks like РћР±Р° СЌС&'82;Рё СЌР"РµР&'BC
Thread poster: Iouri Belooussov

Iouri Belooussov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 09:57
English to Russian
Apr 5, 2012

Hello everyone,

I have Worfast 4.22k and Plustools 4.16.
I have received from my client a TM.txt exported from Trados. When I open it in my Worfast, it converts it and the output for Russian target text looks like this:

RU-01 РћР±Р° СЌС&'82;Рё СЌР"РµР&'BC;РµР&'BD;С&'82;Р° Р&'BC;Р&'BD;РіСѓС&'82; РїР

I am really at loss, please help!

Regards,

Yuri


 

Dominique Pivard  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:57
Finnish to French
Use APSIC Xbench Apr 5, 2012

as explained here: http://www.wordfast.net/?kb=166-32

 

esperantisto  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:57
Member (2006)
English to Russian
+ ...
Sample Apr 5, 2012

You’d better share the file or a part of it to see what’s the problem. It looks like your file is encoded in UTF-8 and your version of WF is way too old to understand it. Try opening it in any good text editor and resaving as cp1251. Or upgrade to WF 5.x/6.x.

 

Iouri Belooussov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 09:57
English to Russian
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Apr 5, 2012

Thank you very much!

 

esperantisto  Identity Verified
Local time: 09:57
Member (2006)
English to Russian
+ ...
Was your problem solved then? Apr 5, 2012

If so, please, say what helped.

 

DZiW
Ukraine
English to Russian
+ ...
WF 3.35x & +Tools 4.16e Apr 5, 2012

have no such issues either, so it should be something related to the txt file type saved as different encoding (while Unicode is required). Perhaps, re-saving txt would do?

 

Iouri Belooussov  Identity Verified
Russian Federation
Local time: 09:57
English to Russian
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Apr 5, 2012

I tried using APSIC Xbench and it converted txt to a tmx but Worfast stalls when trying to open it. The client luckily send me a TMX TM and it resolved all problems.

Thank you again for your help!


 


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