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Excluding tags from spell check in Word
Thread poster: Manfred Wodarz
Manfred Wodarz
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Aug 9, 2007

Does anybody know how to exclude tags from spell checking in MS Word (Office XP)?

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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Use the style and set it to "do not check" Aug 9, 2007

Usually tags are formatted with a certain style - when you set this style to "do not check", the spell checker should recognize this.

Jerzy


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Manfred Wodarz
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Set the tag style to "do not check" Aug 9, 2007

Thanks for the advice, Jerzy!
I'll try this method.


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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What do these tags look like Aug 9, 2007

Manfred Wodarz wrote:
Does anybody know how to exclude tags from spell checking in MS Word (Office XP)?


Use find/replace to mark them as "No Proofing". Say, what do these tags look like?


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Manfred Wodarz
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TRADOS tags Aug 10, 2007

Hi Samuel,

the tags I'm talking about are TRADOS tags enclosed in "< >" for formatting a text. Often they appear in the middle of a line without spaces between them and a word or a punctuation. When spell checking the finished translation, they appear attached to a word so the spell checking stops every time.
Anyway, the suggestion made by Jerzy seems to work.
So, the problem is solved.
Thanks!


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