Install document to target section in wordfast anywhere?
Thread poster: bulentavci

bulentavci
Turkey
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Nov 13, 2016

Hello,
Is it possible to upload a document to the target section? I have a pdf (source) and a msword doc (target) and I want to upload them into wordfast anywhere to revise.

Thanks.


 

esperantisto  Identity Verified
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No Nov 13, 2016

No, you can't. There is no target section. You probably should align the document to produce a translation memory and re-translate / review the source file using the TM.

 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
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Why use a CAT? Nov 13, 2016

There may well be a good reason - I use my CAT in a very limited way, the only way I know. But if there's no source, there's no TM, surely. Wouldn't Word's Track Changes function do the job in a simpler way?

 

esperantisto  Identity Verified
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Reason is simple Nov 13, 2016

The reason is pretty simple: you'll produce a TM that will be used for future translations or reviews. Besides, most CAT tools present (and can export) translation projects in a fashion such as a bilingual table that is better for reviewing as you are not distracted by formatting / layout peculiarities.

 

bulentavci
Turkey
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thanks Nov 14, 2016

Thanks for the replies. I have the source file and the translated text. I have the revise it. I can upload the source file to WFA. Can I also upload the translated text to the right side of so I can revise easily.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1-eCH_iCC11MVk1dVctc2hmSWc/view

[Edited at 2016-11-14 07:53 GMT]


 

Adrien Esparron
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A MS Word table? Nov 14, 2016

bulentavci a écrit :

I have the source file and the translated text. I have the revise it. I can upload the source file to WFA. Can I also upload the translated text to the right side of so I can revise easily.



I'm afraid you cannot do it with WFA, but why not use a simple table in MS Word with two columns? Or to display the two files side-by side?

Another way you could align the two files and work with the output file (two columns).

Regards


 


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