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poclean

This is a rudimentary tool to produce a clean file from an unclean file (Trados/Wordfast) by stripping out the tw4win indicators.

Usage

poclean <input> <output>

Where:

<input> is the text versions of the unclean RTF files
<output> is the intended output file / directory

Options:

--version show program's version number and exit
-h, --help show this help message and exit
--manpage output a manpage based on the help
--progress=PROGRESS show progress as: dots, none, bar, names, verbose
--errorlevel=ERRORLEVEL show errorlevel as: none, message, exception, traceback
-iINPUT, --input=INPUT read from INPUT in pot format
-xEXCLUDE, --exclude=EXCLUDE exclude names matching EXCLUDE from input paths
-oOUTPUT, --output=OUTPUT write to OUTPUT in po, pot formats
-tTEMPLATE, --template=TEMPLATE read from TEMPLATE in po, pot formats
--psyco=MODE use psyco to speed up the operation, modes: none, full, profile

Examples

To create a text version of the unclean RTF file, you need UnRTF, available here: project site or here (windows).

unrtf translation.rtf  --text > translation.po

You might need to convert the encoding of the file, with iconv, for example:

iconv -f latin1 -t utf-8 translation.po > new_translation.po

Now you can clean the file with poclean

poclean new_translation.po clean_translation.po