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Trados TagEditor 6.5: Digit grouping symbol - unchangeable?
Thread poster: Natalya Zelikova

Natalya Zelikova  Identity Verified
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Feb 2, 2005

I tried to search the forum on this topic, but found nothing...
I am translating a text in TagEditor and have to replace for example 1,396 with 1396. Not sure what exactly should I change in TM options (digit grouping symbol?) and how these changes will then be activated (close and open the document?).

Automatically all "digital" segments are omitted and I can't change it manually.

What can be done about this?


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xxxmmsloboda
Local time: 20:12
It's in Workbench Feb 2, 2005

Try looking at Workbench's Options --> Translation Memory Options... --> Substitution Localization --> and you'll see a place for digit grouping symbols.

There's also a small small chance, depending on your configuration, that the OS localized digit grouping symbol might interfere, but that's doubtful. If it does, check the control panel, regionalization in one of the advanced buttons.


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Natalya Zelikova  Identity Verified
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I did. Feb 2, 2005

Mark Sloboda wrote:

Try looking at Workbench's Options --> Translation Memory Options... --> Substitution Localization --> and you'll see a place for digit grouping symbols.


I did, changed this option and closed and opened the document. Nothing has changed... That's why I asked.
May be I should have set this option when creating the TM?


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xxxmmsloboda
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Works for me... Feb 2, 2005

I just checked with my Trados and I can change it at will, no problems (I tried a sample HTML page with a number). So unfortunately your problem might be elsewhere.

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Harry Borsje
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manual substitution Feb 2, 2005

If you turn off document protection in Tageditor (Tools > Options, turn off Protect document)you should be able to change this manually

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Natalya Zelikova  Identity Verified
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... Feb 2, 2005

Harry Borsje wrote:

If you turn off document protection in Tageditor (Tools > Options, turn off Protect document)you should be able to change this manually

Unfortunately :-/
Turned it off, but figures are still omitted and the next text segment is open when I try to open what I need to correct...

[Edited at 2005-02-02 14:48]

[Edited at 2005-02-02 14:48]


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Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
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Use 'Search and Replace' Feb 2, 2005

Hi Natalya,
What Harry means is that you will need to change 'stand-alone' figures (not belonging to a segment) manually; you can use 'Search & Replace' for this purpose.

HTH, Ralf


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Natalya Zelikova  Identity Verified
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Thank you. Feb 2, 2005

Thank you, Ralf.
I have just found how to do it.


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