Rose Oakes wrote:
Apologies in advance if this is a silly question. I have been sent a short test translation and am using Trados 7.0 on it.
Most of the segments have just one tag at the beginning and one at the end.
However, there are a couple of segments that also have tags "embedded" within the segment. I translated the text inside these tags using the "tag protection on/off" function, but after saving the work and re-opening it, this text does not appear in the target segment.
These sound like footnotes.
Footnotes are not treated as single segments in word. Instead,as soon as you place a footnote as a subsegment in the target field using [Alt ] ++the subsegment number, Translator's Workbench opens a temporary document TW4Win Footnote.doc You translate the footnote in this document
using the full Workbench functionality. After confirming the last segment in the footnote, you return to the main segment in your document and continue translating as usual.
See p.176 of the FileFormatsRef_en.pdf document in your Trados installation directory.
I then tried to do it in Tag Editor, but this was worse as the text between the "embedded" tags did not even appear in the source segment.
Don't worry. It will be there all right.
What am I doing wrong? or am I attempting an impossible task with the normal Trados workbench? I am a Trados beginner, so any help would be greatly appreciated!
I would strongly recommend that take a look at the self-running tutorials (especially New to SDL Trados) in the Tutorials folder of your SDL Trados icon group and refer to the PDF manuals in the installation directory:
[Edited at 2007-05-06 17:35]