WFP 3.4.0 - xlf cleanup error
Thread poster: stonefree
May 6, 2014

I upgraded from WFP 3.1.0 to 3.4.0 and, as a result, I am not able to clean up xlf files anymore.
I tried to create a new project, retranslate a new file (new txml with same name) in a new folder, and still get a CLEANUP ERROR message "Couldn't locate original file for C:\Users\....".
The functionality "Commit all segments to TM" seems to work but "Save Translated File" results in a 0KB/empty xlf file.
Any idea? (Customer support seems to be on holiday...)
Thanks!


 

Yasmin Moslem  Identity Verified
Egypt
Local time: 05:29
English to Arabic
Pre-translate a new copy of the files May 11, 2014

Hello!

Working on multiple application versions during one project is not recommended.

Could you please have a new copy of the source XLF file, open it in WFP, and pre-translate it using the toolbar button "Translate All". Then, try to "Save Translated File".

I hope this work.

Otherwise, please send me the source file(s) and translated TXML in private.

Kind regards,
Yasmin


 

stonefree
TOPIC STARTER
persisting issue Aug 29, 2014

The problem is still there, even if I try "Save Translated File".

WFP works fine when installed for the first time on a new laptop.
However, I still have cleanup issues with two other laptops, after upgrading from 3.1 to 3.4.1.

The cleanup error msg “Couldn’t locate original file” seems to be triggered when I try to cleanup a .xlf file that was translated with a customized .properties file (i.e. WFP 3.1).

On the contrary, when I translate and cleanup a new .xlf file with the Deafult XLIFF filter (rather than a customized .properties file), the cleanup is successfull. The problem here is that the WFP 3.4.1 Deafult XLIFF filter uses a different segmentation logic that makes the available TM useless (15/20k strings), as too many 100% are not recognized. I must be able to keep working on these updated files with old segmentation and existing TM.

I tried to uninstall WFP (also removed folder wf_workspace) but, for some reason, I still have the same cleanup issues. I'm not sure how to uninstall WFP completely (so that I will have to relicense the application).

Any idea?


 


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