Microsoft Excel File Types

You can use the following settings to specify how SDL Trados Studio handles Microsoft Excel File Types file types.

Click here for more information on how to find the right file settings.


Use the settings in the dialog to...


Specify the items that are available on the applicable QuickInsert toolbar, displayed in Editor view.

Optional content

Specify what spreadsheet content is presented for translation, and how macros are handled.

Worksheet name

Specify the behavior when a worksheet name is too long.

Order of sheets and shapes

Specify the order that SDL Trados Studio presents workbook items for translation.

Font mapping

Specify what fonts to use in the target document to replace specified fonts in the source document.

Tag Verification

Specify the checks that SDL Trados Studio does on tags, for example, check if tags have been inserted, deleted, or moved.


To process Microsoft Excel 2000-2003 files, Microsoft Excel 2003 must be installed.



Related Topics

The File Types Display

Overview: Working with File Types

Finding the Right Set of File Type Options

How to Find the Right File Type Settings