File Import Settings

Word Processor Documents (MS Word based)

Text set to Hidden in the file will not be imported.

Embedded objects will trigger a warning that they will not be translated.

File Types

  • .DOC

  • .DOCX

  • .DOT

  • .DOTX

  • .DOCM

  • .DOTM

  • .RTF

Import Options

  • Import index entries

  • Import comments

  • Import hyperlink target

    Changes where an imported link leads.


    Change to when translating to German.

  • Minimize number of tags

    Ignores smaller formatting differences that may be present in scanned documents.


    May remove required formatting.

  • Import document properties

  • Import hidden text

  • Target font

    Specifies the font of the text when set to Completed.

  • Convert to Memsource tags

    Apply regular expressions to convert specified text to tags.

Import Warnings

Some fields cannot be imported for translation and an imported file contains these fields, they are indicated with yellow_warning.jpgon the Jobs Table. If displayed, the Project Manager should review the file and decide which fields are required for translation outside the document.

These fields include:

  • Table of Contents

    This will not be imported for translation. Update it in the translated file with the Update Table function.

  • Index Entries

    Import using the Import index entries option. This is set by default and will automatically be updated once the translated file is opened.

  • Cross-reference

    Updated automatically when the translated file is opened in the document editor.

  • Embedded Objects

Import warning are not displayed for:

  • Hyperlinks

    Tooltips are automatically imported for translation. The target URL can be imported with the Import hyperlink target option.

  • Page numbers

    Not imported and automatically updated.

  • Footnotes

  • Comments

  • Text boxes

  • Bookmarks

  • Images

  • Videos

  • Symbols

  • Equations.

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