Headers and footers not cleaned
Thread poster: Patricia Torres

Patricia Torres  Identity Verified
Venezuela
Local time: 23:19
English to Spanish
Mar 1, 2015

Hi everyone!

I have a problem with Wordfast Classic. I had a long project with several files, and Wordfast didn't clean the headers and footers! There were a lot of them... all different. After cleaning the files, there was a change of style in WF codes (they were no longer hidden text and changed to the same style of regular text) and I had to delete the source text and codes manually.

I expect to receive a second similar project. I would like to include the segments of headers and footers in my memory. Can I use Wordfast Classic to do so? If so, do I have to delete the source text and codes one by one, manually, without Wordfast?

I am using Wordfast Classic 6.3 and Word 2010.

Thanks a lot!

Patricia


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JL01  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 23:19
English to French
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Feature broken Mar 1, 2015

Wordfast has not cleaned footers/headers for so long I barely remember that feature used to work.

What has to be done is to double-click in a header or footer, and start another Clean-up.


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David Daduč
Czech Republic
Local time: 05:19
English to Czech
Check settings Mar 1, 2015

Just a quick check: Before you clean up a document with translated headers/footers, make sure the "Headers/Footers" box above the Clean-up button (on the Tools tab in the main Wordfast window) is checked. Does this help?

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JL01  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 23:19
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Hasn't worked for years Mar 1, 2015

The headers/footers are not cleaned up, even with the check-box checked, unless the clean-up is initiated with the cursor inside a header or a footer.
At least in Office 2010.



David Daduč wrote:

Just a quick check: Before you clean up a document with translated headers/footers, make sure the "Headers/Footers" box above the Clean-up button (on the Tools tab in the main Wordfast window) is checked. Does this help?


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Patricia Torres  Identity Verified
Venezuela
Local time: 23:19
English to Spanish
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Solutions proposed... not working Mar 2, 2015

I guess it is not working any more... When I clean up the file after doble clicking the header, WF do clean the text, but not headers or footers -even if I check "headers and footers" box.

Instead, style is changed (source text and WF codes adopt the style of text in headers and footers).

Anyway, thanks for your replies!


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JL01  Identity Verified
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Local time: 23:19
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It does happen Mar 2, 2015

That sort of things happens to me from time to time, too. I can't find a reliable way of reproducing or avoiding it.


Patricia Torres wrote:

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Instead, style is changed (source text and WF codes adopt the style of text in headers and footers).





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