How do you automatically get a capital at beginning of a sentence in Deja Vu?
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lotusgrass  Identity Verified
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Dec 22, 2016

I don't know where to find this setting. Every time I type a new sentence, I need to press shift to get the first capital letter. Would you help me? I do appreciate it.

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Michael Joseph Wdowiak Beijer  Identity Verified
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Which version? Dec 22, 2016

Which version of DVX do you have?

Michael


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DVX 3 Dec 22, 2016

Hi Michael,

I'm using DVX 3. Thanks!


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A bit surprised here Dec 22, 2016

I didn't know that there might exist such a feature. Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems quite natural to start a sentence with a capital letter by using a SHIFT + a letter. Is it possible to do it automatically? Perhaps yes, but I believe 99% of us use shift, don't they?

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Selcuk Akyuz  Identity Verified
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AutoCorret? Dec 22, 2016

Hi Lotusgrass,

Capitalize first letter of sentences is an option in Word. You can import Word's AutoCorrect list into DVX but you cannot import those rules, e.g. Correct TWo INitial CApitals, Capitalize first letter of sentences.

A segment is not always a sentence in CAT tools. It can be a single word, a number and depending on the segmentation rules it can end with a semicolon (;) and start in a small case.

Other CAT tools may support your request (possibly as an option hidden in the settings), but DVX3 does not support it. You can request that feature from Atril.


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Then there's no such setting? Dec 23, 2016

Hi Akyuz ,

I see. Thanks! But Trados has this feature.


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it is not available in DVX3 Dec 23, 2016

It is under Options>Editor>AutoCorrect in Studio. But I don't find it useful because we translate segments not sentences. That said, optional features are good. You can ask this feature to be implemented at https://atrilsolutions.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

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Get it, thanks! Dec 23, 2016

Hi Akyuz,

Thank you so much!


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