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Unclean copy - "Copy" not working
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May 4, 2007

Not using Trados, while working on editing an uncleaned copy for the target text in a MS Word file, Copy and Paste doesn't work. It works within the file, but when copying words and pasting them into a website search box, it's not working. For the English original text, the function works for pasting into a web search box, but the target texts don't work for Paste.
How can I work it out?
Thanks.


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Boris Kimel  Identity Verified
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Open the segment May 4, 2007

AFAIK you cannot copy hidden text outside Word. If you dont need the cleaned version anyway, as it seems, you can change (Edit/Replace) the hidden text into e.g. different color - and copy it as usual.

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No Copy outside Word for uncleaned. May 4, 2007

Boris Kimel wrote:

AFAIK you cannot copy hidden text outside Word. If you dont need the cleaned version anyway, as it seems, you can change (Edit/Replace) the hidden text into e.g. different color - and copy it as usual.


Hello,

Thanks for the information. Not knowing about Trados, the original text must act as Hidden text.

How do I open the segment?
I changed the color of the original English text and pasted into a website search box. It still didn't get copied.


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