RE: Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-28 Thread Harro de Jong
Carol J. Elkins wrote : I suggested to my client that we might convert the doc to FrameMaker and have a professional manage revisions to the Spanish version. That would, at first glimpse, be a better idea than having my FrameMaker version translated to Spanish. So my query is really just a

Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-28 Thread Harro de Jong
Carol J. Elkins wrote : > I suggested to my client that we might convert the doc to FrameMaker > and have a "professional" manage revisions to the Spanish > version. That would, > at first glimpse, be a better idea than having my FrameMaker version > translated to Spanish. So my query is really

RE: Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-27 Thread Combs, Richard
Carol J. Elkins wrote: Thanks for your comments. Unfortunately, my client doesn't know what he wants other than to reduce the twice yearly expense of printing the Spanish version of this book. I maintain this manual in FrameMaker and the gal who maintains the Spanish version works in

RE: Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-27 Thread Anne Robotti
It seems to me that it would be relatively easy for a Spanish speaker to replace the English text in your FM files with the corresponding Spanish text (assuming the existing translations are of good quality). Just pasting plain text and applying pgf and char tags as you go should go

Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-27 Thread Alan Litchfield
Carol J. Elkins wrote: > > 1. Has anyone successfully converted from PageMaker to FrameMaker and, if > so, what were the gotchas? Reasonably successful, FM can import PM files directly. But... 1. Provided the original document uses properly formatted text and everything is in one flow,

Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-27 Thread Combs, Richard
Carol J. Elkins wrote: > Thanks for your comments. Unfortunately, my client doesn't > know what he wants other than to reduce the twice yearly > expense of printing the Spanish version of this book. I > maintain this manual in FrameMaker and the gal who maintains > the Spanish version works

Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-27 Thread Anne Robotti
> It seems to me that it would be relatively easy for a Spanish > speaker to replace the English text in your FM files with the > corresponding Spanish text (assuming the existing > translations are of good quality). Just pasting plain text > and applying pgf and char tags as you go should go

Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-26 Thread Carol J. Elkins
Currently, one of my clients uses a translation vendor (English to Spanish) who authors in PageMaker. They've asked me what it would entail to convert the PageMaker book to FrameMaker and change to a translation vendor who can work in Framemaker. The book in question is 550 pages and is

RE: Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-26 Thread Carol J. Elkins
mapping correlation, is there a PageMaker-to-FrameMaker conversion tool that you know of? I've never heard the term translation memory, so I don't know what to do with your comments that used it. Can you explain it a bit more? Thanks! Carol At 05:28 PM 6/26/2006 -0500, Mollye Barrett wrote: Does

Re: Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-26 Thread Alan Litchfield
Carol J. Elkins wrote: 1. Has anyone successfully converted from PageMaker to FrameMaker and, if so, what were the gotchas? Reasonably successful, FM can import PM files directly. But... 1. Provided the original document uses properly formatted text and everything is in one flow, otherwise

Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-26 Thread Carol J. Elkins
Currently, one of my clients uses a translation vendor (English to Spanish) who authors in PageMaker. They've asked me what it would entail to convert the PageMaker book to FrameMaker and change to a translation vendor who can work in Framemaker. The book in question is 550 pages and is

Pagemaker to FrameMaker conversion

2006-06-26 Thread Carol J. Elkins
od mapping correlation, is there a PageMaker-to-FrameMaker conversion tool that you know of? I've never heard the term "translation memory," so I don't know what to do with your comments that used it. Can you explain it a bit more? Thanks! Carol At 05:28 PM 6/26/2006 -0500, Mollye