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XML files can be handled in [[Wordfast Pro 5|Wordfast Pro 5]] as follows:  
 
XML files can be handled in [[Wordfast Pro 5|Wordfast Pro 5]] as follows:  
  
# You first need to have/create an extraction rules (''*.properties'') file.<ref>This [http://www.wordfast.com/tips_and_tricks/xml_translation/index.html tutorial] illustrates how to prepare extraction rules (''*.properties'') file to handle XML files. For practice, you can [https://docs.google.com/uc?id=0B6RiXvgKYZ46N2dSRVE1Zzd2NUU download example files]. Finally, if you are struggling, you can also log in to your user account at [http://wordfast.net/ wordfast.net] and submit a hotline request for help creating extraction rules.</ref>
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# You first need to [https://www.wordfast.net/wiki/Building_a_Rules_File_for_Tagged_Text_Translation_in_Wordfast_Pro have/create an extraction rules] (''*.properties'') file.<ref>This [http://www.wordfast.com/tips_and_tricks/xml_translation/index.html tutorial] illustrates how to prepare extraction rules (''*.properties'') file to handle XML files. For practice, you can [https://docs.google.com/uc?id=0B6RiXvgKYZ46N2dSRVE1Zzd2NUU download example files]. Finally, if you are struggling, you can also log in to your user account at [http://wordfast.net/ wordfast.net] and submit a hotline request for help creating extraction rules.</ref>
 
# Go to the Wordfast Pro '''''menu'' > ''Preferences'' > ''New Project Preferences'' > ''Filters'''''.<ref>If you want to add an XML file to an existing project, open the project first, then open '''''Preferences'' > ''Current Project Preferences'' > ''Filters''''' and go to step 3.</ref>  
 
# Go to the Wordfast Pro '''''menu'' > ''Preferences'' > ''New Project Preferences'' > ''Filters'''''.<ref>If you want to add an XML file to an existing project, open the project first, then open '''''Preferences'' > ''Current Project Preferences'' > ''Filters''''' and go to step 3.</ref>  
 
# Click on the '''''Add''''' button.  
 
# Click on the '''''Add''''' button.  

Latest revision as of 00:28, 13 February 2019

XML files can be handled in Wordfast Pro 5 as follows:

  1. You first need to have/create an extraction rules (*.properties) file.[1]
  2. Go to the Wordfast Pro menu > Preferences > New Project Preferences > Filters.[2]
  3. Click on the Add button.
  4. Choose the file format Text-based filter (*xml).
  5. Give your filter a name (e.g. the client's name).
  6. Use UTF-8 for the encoding and target encoding unless the XML source file is in another encoding.
  7. Use the Browse... button next to "Extraction rules" to locate the extraction rules (*.properties) file.
  8. Make sure the "Extension" field shows *.xml and save the settings by pressing OK.
  9. Now, when creating a new project, you can add the XML file and it will use this newly created filter. If you have more than one customized XML filter, you will be able to choose which filter to use when adding the XML file.


Notes

  1. This tutorial illustrates how to prepare extraction rules (*.properties) file to handle XML files. For practice, you can download example files. Finally, if you are struggling, you can also log in to your user account at wordfast.net and submit a hotline request for help creating extraction rules.
  2. If you want to add an XML file to an existing project, open the project first, then open Preferences > Current Project Preferences > Filters and go to step 3.



Version: Wordfast Pro 5.7
Operating System: macOS Updated by Star 20 January 2019