March 23, 2015

Solved: Wordfast does not save target file as (export) to DOCX

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I translated a DOCX file in Wordfast Anywhere and loaded the TXML into Wordfast 6.0, becase WFA was too slow.
Now I can’t export the TXML back to DOCX. I made sure the source and the TXML had the same name (otherwise Wordfast does not export at all), but it didn’t help.

So here’s my fix:
– Save the DOCX as DOC in word.
– Create a new project in WF using the DOC.
– Fuzzy-translate the project using the TM from the DOCX project.
– Export the target DOC, reconvert to DOCX if necessary.

All you need to do in WF is reinsert some tags. Took me 30 minutes for 7000 words.

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  1. Emily
    05 Aug, 2017 - 23:07 pm

    Thank you for taking the time to share–this was very helpful in a pinch! I was actually able to import and export as .docx without the extra step of conversion. Perhaps because it’s now been two years since you posted. ?


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