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selecting terms that are highlighted
Thread poster: lila23
lila23  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:38
English to French
Sep 21, 2007

Hello everybody,
Yesterday, I selected a glossary and everything went well. And when I was translating, some words became highlighted. I tried to select them so that I can copy them in the target segment. I checked the manual and it says that I have to press Alt+Ctrl+left Arrow or Alt+Right+Right Arrow(I don't know what "right" means here). When I tried pressing Alt+Ctrl+left Arrow, my screen disappeared for a few seconds then reappeared upside down. I used the Alt+Ctrl+upper arrow to fix it. I really don't know what to do to select the terms without messing my screen.
Any help please?

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Caroline Reiss  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:38
Spanish to English
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unassign your computer's hotkeys Sep 21, 2007

Hi there,
I had a very similar problem using Wordfast and I contacted their hotline. It's a common problem with Intel graphics cards, basically your computer already has those shortcuts assigned to your display settings. To turn this off you need to access your graphics card options and uncheck the 'Enable hotkeys' box.
You can also read about it here:

Hope that helps!

Ps. the "right" key is just the opposite directional arrow to the left one, it selects the placeable ahead of the one that is currently highlighted.

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lila23  Identity Verified
Local time: 03:38
English to French
Problem solved Sep 21, 2007

Hi Caroline,
A member told me to do the same and it worked. I just want to point out, in case other members may encounter the same problem, that if they don't find "Intelgraphic" in their control panel menu, they can use Alt+CTrl+f12 instead. My control panel doesn't display "intelgraphic". That was the only way I could access that option.
Thanks a lot Caroline.

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