Replacing words with accents in SPN>Eng excel text
Thread poster: Juliana Brown

Juliana Brown  Identity Verified
Israel
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Spanish to English
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Jul 25, 2008

I was doing some "pre" work last night on a Spanish-English Excel text and wanted to use the replace function to save some time. The problem is, I can;t cut and past terms into the Replace window and can;t write the accented characters in either. Help please!

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FarkasAndras
Local time: 02:58
English to Hungarian
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solution Jul 25, 2008

Strange, I can both type accented chars and past into the excel S&R box.

Anyway, you can
- Try using the alt + number codes, see here: http://tlt.psu.edu/suggestions/international/accents/codealt.html

- Copy the contents of your table to MS word or anything that can edit text and do the search and replace there, then copy/paste back to excel.

- Save the table as a CSV or TXT in excel, open with text editor, resave, open with excel.


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Ruth Wöhlk  Identity Verified
Germany
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Spanish to German
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Excel text - replace function Jul 25, 2008

Hi Juliana,

I don't think there is any posibility for that, I'm trying since many time to find a solution. The only way is to write the words once and use the copy-and-paste functions you've got in the Excel-menu or using the right mouse-clicks.

If somebody has a solution, I would like to know it either.

Yours

Ruth


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