TransTools 3.2

A collection of tools designed for Microsoft Word, Excel or Autodesk AutoCAD to speed up the document translation process and check for spelling mistakes
TransTools provides you with a set of tools for Office applications that enables you to process documents and prepare them for translation, proof-read and format them. Designed to enhance the working productivity of translators, the application can be installed as an addon for Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and AutoCAD.

Once installed, TransTools can be found in the 'Add-Ins' section of the above-mentioned Office programs. Its main purpose is to format the document in the pre-translation stage and assist you during the whole translation and text checking process.

The program uses CAT tools in order to prepare the document for translation. It allows you to hide or unhide document portions, find, replace and insert text, apply matching styles throughout the text, clean-up badly formatted files to make them easier to translate or remove excessive tags.

Additionally, it can clean Trados-formatted documents, process OCR resulting documents (with the 'Document Cleaner'), insert custom symbols, extract all the grahphics from the opened file, pretranslate common text to the target language, as well as find and quickly format numbers.

Both automatic and manual localization options are available and the application can find and detect double spaces and duplicate sections throughout the text. The application provides support for various languages, enabling you to set language pairs and configure their localization and language check settings.

It can also assist you during the proof-reading process, in order to make sure that the translation is fully completed and verify it for common mistakes. Once the text is translated, you can perform language checking and create glossaries. Text bookmarks are designed to help you quickly find important text sections, while to-do lists allow you to organize your work easier.

All in all, TransTools comes with advanced text formatting and processing capabilities, which make it a must-have tool for any translator out there. Its special commands allow you to automate some of the manual tasks and minimize the time allocated for proof-reading and text corrections.

Reviewed by on June 18th, 2013


last updated on:
September 6th, 2014, 18:38 GMT
file size:
10.6 MB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Stanislav Okhvat
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / XP 64 bit / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 8 / 8 64 bit
category:
C: \ Office tools \ Other Office Tools

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TransTools - TransTools comes with a separate tab in Microsoft Word, where you can find all the available tools and settings.TransTools - You can modify the formatting, replace words and remove highlights by accessing the TransTools menu.TransTools - The TransTools Utilities Configuration window enables you to change the General menu hotkey and the clipboard paste speed.TransToolsTransToolsTransToolsTransToolsTransToolsTransTools
What's New in This Release:
  • TransTools for Word:
  • Added a new tool – Document Format Converter. Document Format Converter makes it easy to convert many Word documents to one of the following formats: DOCX, PDF, RTF and DOC.
  • Several changes to Dual-Language Document Assistant: new parameter to control which side (left side or right side) will be reserved for translation; automatic numbered lists are now used on the translation side only; progress indication.
  • Hide/Unhide Text command: improved the user interface to avoid confusion between Highlight Color and Font Color options.
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Application description

TransTools helps you translate documents and proofread them for errors, typing mistakes and bad text formatting.This t...

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