Wordfast Pro 5 Full Trial Version Not Saving Target; Saves Source Instead
Thread poster: Graeme Waller

Graeme Waller  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 14:25
Finnish to English
+ ...
Jun 9, 2017

I installed the demo version of Wordfast Pro 5 this morning but I was unable to save the target despite carefully following the instructions; every time I get the file with the correct suffix (FI_en -GB) but the text of file is in the Finnish (source) ☹
I registered for a full trial version as I surmised that this feature was disabled in the demo version. However, I get the same problem. “Save as translated file” gives me a file in the source text (Finnish) rather than the target text (British English).

I am an experienced user of Wordfast Pro3, which has worked very well in the past, but is unstable with my new system (Win 10 Pro).

I really need this to work. I already had to get one deadline extended.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what the problem is? Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance,
Graeme


 

John Daniel
Local time: 05:25
Contact me Jun 9, 2017

Hi Graeme,

Sorry you are facing this issue.
Can you email me at jsingaram@wordfast.com so I can check what's going on with your WFP 5 and saving target files.

Thank you,

John

Graeme Waller wrote:



I installed the demo version of Wordfast Pro 5 this morning but I was unable to save the target despite carefully following the instructions; every time I get the file with the correct suffix (FI_en -GB) but the text of file is in the Finnish (source) ☹
I registered for a full trial version as I surmised that this feature was disabled in the demo version. However, I get the same problem. “Save as translated file” gives me a file in the source text (Finnish) rather than the target text (British English).

I am an experienced user of Wordfast Pro3, which has worked very well in the past, but is unstable with my new system (Win 10 Pro).

I really need this to work. I already had to get one deadline extended.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what the problem is? Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance,
Graeme


[Edited at 2017-06-09 16:34 GMT]


 

Graeme Waller  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 14:25
Finnish to English
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problem is solved Jun 12, 2017

There was a problem between the computer and the back of my chairicon_frown.gif.

 


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