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Making certain elements external in po file turned to ttx
Thread poster: Spiros Doikas

Spiros Doikas  Identity Verified
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Feb 27, 2008

I am facing a rather complex situation. I have a big file where in the target section I need to mark as external instances of Name= (with a find/replace operation probably / in the second string below); however, I am not sure how to do this, as in a couple of my attempts the file would not open in TagEditor, coming up with an error.

Name=Text View


Name=Text View




This is what this bit of code looks like in TagEditor:

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[Edited at 2008-02-27 21:27]


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Spiros Doikas  Identity Verified
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A solution Feb 27, 2008

After some experimentation I found the solution.

In the target element I tried a global find for Name= (case sensitive / whole word matching). And I replaced it with

Name=

So the target segment looks like this:

Name=Text View

instead of this:

Name=Text View

After translating, I save ttx file as xliff and the full translation unit looks like this:



Name=Text View
Name=Προβολή κειμένου


[Edited at 2008-02-27 23:36]


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