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I haven't seen it in that context, but there are times
when moving text through different formats can make it
messy. Word sometimes does strange things to
formatting when the same file is opened on different
computers. If the translation agency suggests RTF,
they probably have good reasons.
--- obair81 -at- comcast -dot- net wrote:
> It has been suggested to me by a translation agency
> that, coming out of Frame, providing an agency with
> an RTF instead of a Word file might lessen some
> issues tied to some formatting and foreign language
> Can anyone tell me, is this something they have
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