WFA Source language disappeared in finished bilingual docs
Thread poster: syuyangok
syuyangok
United States
Jul 13, 2016

I just began to use wordfast anywhere. And I finished translated and exported as bilingual doc(bilingual DOC with placeholder). However, I met some problems with bilingual display.

1 In my own computer, the bilingual docs is good and both source language and translated language are shown up. However, when I sent the docs to my friend or opened the word doc in another computer, only translated text is shown and somehow source text disappeared???!!!

2 I also try to switch the bilingual doc as pdf file and the same problem happened, the source text didn't show up in pdf file!!!

Someone could help me figure this out ?

Thanks in advance!!


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John Fossey  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 12:38
Member (2008)
French to English
Hidden text Jul 13, 2016

The source text is hidden text. You have to set Word to show hidden text - the ¶ symbol.

Hidden text will not show in the pdf, only in the Word document.


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syuyangok
United States
TOPIC STARTER
How to print hidden text Jul 13, 2016

Thanks for your fast reply!

Now I got the source language showed up in word docs with switch the symbol the ¶ .

But if I want to print the docs, the hidden text still not show. Is there any way to print out this hidden text??


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Stanislav Okhvat
Local time: 19:38
English to Russian
Printing hidden text Jul 14, 2016

Hello,

Yes, you can print hidden text.

The following article explains which setting needs to be activated in Word to do this:
http://ccm.net/faq/11787-word-2010-print-hidden-text

Best regards,
Stanislav Okhvat
TransTools – Useful tools for every translator


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