Trados includes 2 sentences in a segment...
Thread poster: Colin Ryan
Colin Ryan  Identity Verified
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Sep 17, 2004

I'm using Trados 6.5 Freelance.

Trados often includes two sentences (delimited with full stops) in a segment, and I have to use Shrink Segment to remove the second sentence.

I've tried fooling about with the segmentation rules, but it doesn't seem to work. It's driving me nuts!!!!!


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Stefan Keller  Identity Verified
Germany
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Spaces? Sep 17, 2004

Is there a space following the full stop? If there isn't, there's nothing much you can do other than editing the source (i.e. inserting a space) before opening the segment.

Regards,
Stefan


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Stefan Keller  Identity Verified
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oops, forgot something... Sep 17, 2004

Or is there a non-breaking space after the full stop?

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Richard Hall  Identity Verified
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Or.. Sep 17, 2004

maybe a number just before the stop?

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xxxBrandis
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I think you are talking about Trados segment markings Sep 18, 2004

Richard Hall wrote:

maybe a number just before the stop?
these are numbered. rgds
brandis


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Colin Ryan  Identity Verified
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Thanks... Sep 27, 2004

Thanks for your assistance, folks. After a while the problem didn't appear any more and now it's working OK.

As regards spaces after my full stops, I cannot now honestly remember if they were originally there in my text or not. So I really don't know if that was the problem. (I hate it when that happens.)

Colm


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