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Thread poster: Elena Ghetti

Elena Ghetti  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 14:02
Member (2003)
English to Italian
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Oct 7, 2004

Do you know if it is possible to highlight or add comments to text while translating in Tag Editor, for example in order to mark translated words that are uncertain or need further research?

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Pamela Brizzola  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 14:02
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Same request Oct 7, 2004

I have the same problem.
Let's see if anyone knows a solution.
Thanks


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
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Not possible... Oct 7, 2004

Hi Elena and Pamela,
I take it you're thinking along the lines of Word comments you can add while translating. I'm afraid this isn't possible in TagEditor - the most obvious reason being the multitude of file formats supported by TE.

A workaround is to add any comment to the TU, preferably marked by an easily recognisable 'tag' (such as [COMMENT]).

Why don't you add the highlighting function to the TagEditor wishlist?

Best regards,
Ralf


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Graciela Carlyle  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:02
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a suggestion from a non Trados user :) Oct 7, 2004

Ralf Lemster wrote:
Why don't you add the highlighting function to the TagEditor wishlist?
Best regards,
Ralf


This is for your wish list, because I thing it would apply for what Elena needs.
Wordfast has a provisional segment command.
Whenever you're unsure and want to go back to that segment (and be reminded of it in case you forget) instead of the normal command to go to the next segment you mark it as provisional and continue with the rest. The TU is not saved in the TM and you can write whatever info you need to solve it later.
Very handy indeed
Cheers,
Grace.


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Stefan Gentz
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Mark TU as provisional translation Oct 17, 2004

I have added this feature request to the TagEditor wishlist

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