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Correcting segmentation errors in Trados 6.5
Thread poster: ftiphagne

ftiphagne  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:26
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Apr 25, 2007


I am currently working on a project that involves a lot of abbreviations.

As you all know, Workbench automatically assumes that a full stop is the end of a sentence. Therefore, it breaks down the text into two separate segments every time it encounters an abbreviation point.

The client gave me an abbreviation file, which I linked to Trados, but I still encounter a couple of segmentation errors.

Does anyone of you know how to correct these errors manually?

Thanks in advance and best regards,

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Marina Soldati  Identity Verified
Local time: 06:26
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Expand/Shrink segments Apr 25, 2007


You can use the Trados menu, there you will find the options to expand/shrink segments.
Ctrl + Alt + Page down - to expand a segment
Ctrl + Alt + Page up - to shrink a segment.

I hope this is what you were looking for

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ftiphagne  Identity Verified
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"Expand/Shrink segments" doesn't work Apr 26, 2007

Thank you for your reply.

I should have mentioned it, but I can't expand the segment. I get the "cannot resize segment" error message.


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Dr. Jason Faulkner  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:26
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Have you "fixed" the document? Apr 28, 2007

I ran into this problem once. No matter how much I tried it would not resize the segements. One click on the "fix document" command before beginning the translation and the problem disappeared.

Just my $0.02


[Edited at 2007-04-28 02:59]

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