Entities and missing tags in html from ttx
Thread poster: Leopoldo Gurman

Leopoldo Gurman
United States
Local time: 02:43
Member (2004)
English to Spanish
Apr 14, 2013

Hi Colleagues,

I hope someone can give me a hand with this.
While testing WFP for editing some ttx files, I came across differences when exporting the HTML.

Problems:
1. "df" tags dissapear altogether (this affects bold attibutes, for example);
2. special entities are transformed into their corresponding characters (but the source code has a mix of, i.e., quotation marks and entities for quotation marks, so I cannot do a find/replace to solve this problem).
3. there are encoding problems with the accents.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Leo

PS: I've been trying for over 10 minutes to display the source text correctly here, I've tested the BBcode tags [code] and [pre] but to no avail.


 

Ricardo Falconi  Identity Verified
Ecuador
Local time: 02:43
Member (2006)
English to Spanish
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Same happened to me May 25, 2013

Same happened to me, and that caused me issues with the Translation Agency I worked for, honestly the tool seems to have great features like for example a real time TM match, which Trados does not have, however at the time of exporing the TM I had the exact missing bold text in the target html files, I don't know how to overcome that problem sorry

 

Leopoldo Gurman
United States
Local time: 02:43
Member (2004)
English to Spanish
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Will check on this further May 25, 2013

Hi Ricardo,
Thanks for sharing your experience too. Hopefully, this will be solved by the guys at Wordfast. I suppose we'll have to get under the hood to do it ourselves.
The particular project I was trying to make this work for is over now, but I'm still intrigued.
I'll let you know if I come up with a solution.
Best,

Leo


 


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